A timely and contemporary novel and love story about a young reporter caught in a battle between an Indigenous community in Australia's north and a Japanese uranium mining company.
Madelaine Dickie's first novel Troppo was published by Fremantle Press in 2016. Red Can Origami is her second novel. It was written on Balangarra country, in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, and at Youkobo Art Space in Tokyo, Japan. Madelaine loves to travel. A surf-obsession has led her from Spain's Mundaka, to Namibia's Skeleton Coast, to little-known waves in the Dominican Republic. She is studying Spanish and speaks Indonesian. Madelaine currently lives in Exmouth, WA.