Angelina Hurley is an Aboriginal woman from Brisbane, Australia. She is the daughter of Aboriginal visual artist Ron Hurley. Her heritage is of Jagera, Gooreng Gooreng, Mununjali, Birri Gubbi and Kamilaroi descent. For over 20 years Hurley has worked in Indigenous Arts and Community Cultural Development. Awarded the 2011 Australian-American Fulbright Commission’s Indigenous Scholarship, which took her to New York University, she is an emerging writer; she is also working on a PhD of Creative Arts through the University of Technology, Sydney.