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In Conversation - Roanna Gonsalves and Chris Lin

Saturday December 14, 2019
18:00 - 19:30
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Join us for an evening of insightful conversation and mingling with like-minded people.

In light of Roanna’s short story collection, The Permanent Resident (UWA Publishing) and recent publication in the Glass Walls (Orient Blackswan) anthology, Roanna and Chris will discuss writing practice, difficulties encountered in the literary world, what it means to write about tolerance and intolerance while breaking out of the dominant narrative, and much more.


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Roanna Gonsalves

Roanna Gonsalves (PhD, UNSW) is the author of The Permanent Resident (UWAP), published in India as Sunita De Souza Goes To Sydney (Speaking Tiger). The book won the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Multicultural Prize 2018 and was longlisted for the Dobbie Literary Award. It is on several lists of must-read books, and on the syllabi of university courses. Her work has been compared to the work of Alice Munro and Jhumpa Lahiri. Her four-part radio documentary series, On the tip of a billion tongues (ABC RN Earshot) is a socio-political portrayal of contemporary India through its multilingual writers. She has received the Prime Minister’s Australia-Asia Endeavour Award, an Australian Writers’ Guild Award, the UNSW Copyright Agency Writing Residency, a Bundanon Writing Residency, and The Bridge Awards’ inaugural Varuna – Cove Park Scotland Writing Residency 2019. She is founding co-editor of Southern Crossings, and serves on the Board of Writing NSW. She teaches Creative Writing at New York University Sydney, and can be found at roannagonsalves.com.au and @roannagonsalves.

Chris Lin

Christopher Lin works at the University of Western Australia, where he gained a doctorate in English and Cultural Studies. He has interviewed for festivals including Perth Writers Week and the Australian Short Story Festival.

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. The Centre for Stories aims to be an inclusive and supportive community venue, please contact us if you have any questions.

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