Prema Arasu

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Prema Arasu is a PhD candidate in Creative Writing at the University of Western Australia. Their research is practice-led with a focus on gender in fantasy, science fiction and speculative fiction. They hold a BA (Hons) in English and Cultural Studies from UWA and a Master of Letters in Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture from the University of St. Andrews. Prema has both academic and creative publications in the areas of fantasy literature and speculative fiction, queer and feminist postmodernism, the body, performance art, and diaspora studies. They are currently involved in a number of projects aimed at making the WA arts scene more diverse and inclusive.

A terrifying artwork depicting a white person sitting on top of a large globe with the caption 'world' on it. There are people of colour propping up this world. The artwork depicts the unfair and brutal colonisation of many peaceful places on Earth.
Mar
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A group that meets regularly to discuss topics relating to SFF books and share book recommendations across the genre. Book Online
Illustration of two hands. One hand is holding an envelope while the other writes on the back of it.
Mar
2
A letter writing night on the first Monday of each month brought to you by PEN Perth. Book Online
Portraits of four writers in black and white
Mar
4
This event will highlight the work of female Indonesian writers who have challenged dominant narratives. Join us to learn how they explore history, religion, feminist and queer issues, religion and political violence. Book Online
An illustration of a person with microphones popping out of their head. The words LIT LIVE are surrounded by lightening bolts
Mar
4
Featuring stories of passion and dispassion, love, loss and mistakes. Book Online
One large quotation mark in pink on a red background
Mar
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Reading Your Writing is a workshop to help you overcome the nerves of reading your work to an audience. Book Online
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