Daniel Browning is an Aboriginal writer, journalist, broadcaster, documentary maker and sound artist. Currently, he is the ABC’s Editor Indigenous Radio overseeing the longstanding flagship programs Awaye! and Speaking Out as well the language revival podcast Word Up. A visual arts graduate, Daniel also presents The Art Show podcast and is widely-published as a freelance writer on the arts and culture. His first book, Close to the Subject: Selected Works won the Indigenous Writing Prize at the 2024 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards. In 2023 he was the first Laureate to undertake the galang First Nations Residency Program at the Cité internationale des arts in Paris, where he began researching his second book, a narrative history/double biography/memoir in the literary non-fiction genre.