Samia Goudie is a Bundjalung Aboriginal Australian woman. She finds solace and healing through spending time with country, saltwater, rivers, deserts, mountains and trees. Her writing is both Academic and creative. She has made award winning documentaries, short films and digital stories. Samia is an emerging poet and novelist and performer. Selections of her poetry have appeared in publications such as Southerly, IWR International Writers Online, Indigenous Poetry Journal, and Too Deadly, Our Voice, Our Way, Our Business by Us Mob Writers. Samia is a member of the First Nations writers Network and Associate Professor in the School of Arts and Design at the University of Canberra. She currently lives with her daughter, and her ball obsessed dog, Zoey. She often looks at the night sky.