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Asian Australian Stories

Sunday March 31, 2019
14:00 - 15:30
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Join the Asian Australian Studies Research Network for an afternoon of stories and readings. This will be a chance to listen to original, creative work by emerging and established local authors, including Rashida Murphy, Elizabeth Tan, Emily Sun, and Robert Wood. Light refreshments provided.

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Robert Wood

Robert Wood is a Malayali poet interested in community, ideas and language, and is the author of four books. Robert is responsible for developing partnerships with artists and social change organisations; planning a program of activities, including writing, publishing and mentoring; quality control of all creative outputs; and implementing best-practice models that improve wellbeing. His concepts include Backstories and Portside Review.

Elizabeth Tan

Elizabeth Tan is a Perth writer and sessional academic at Curtin University. Her work has appeared in journals and anthologies such as Pencilled In, The Lifted Brow, Westerly, Overland, Best Summer Stories, and Stories Of Perth. Her debut novel, Rubik, was published in 2017 by Brio.

Emily Sun

Emily 詠 Sun has been published in various journals and anthologies including Westerly, APJ, Island and Growing up Asian in Australia. She was the first runner-up of the 2018 Deborah Cass award for a novel-in-progress.

Rashida Murphy

Rashida Murphy lives and works on the traditional lands of the Whadjuk people of the Noongar nation. She runs workshops on writing and aspects of culture, race, and identity, and mentors emerging writers of colour. Rashida’s prose and poetry have been published internationally in journals and anthologies. Her novel, The Historian’s Daughter was shortlisted in the Dundee International Book Prize in 2015 and published in 2016 by UWA Publishing.

Venue
Centre for Stories
100 Aberdeen Street Northbridge
WA, 6003

Public Transport
The Centre is a ten minute walk from the Perth train station and the Perth Busport, and is serviced by regular CAT buses.

Parking
Parking is available at the CPP Aberdeen street car park (25 metre walk) or at Wilsons car park on Zempilas St (10 metres).

Access
Wheelchair access is provided. Centre for Stories aims to be an inclusive and supportive community venue, please contact us if you have any questions.

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