Nov 2, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
UWA Banquet Hall
Centre for Stories and The University of Western Australia invite you to hear Norman Erikson Pasaribu, Inaugural Patricia Kailis International Writing Fellow, in Conversation with Rashida Murphy.
Join us on 2 November at the UWA Banquet Hall to hear Norman Erikson Pasaribu in conversation with Rashida Murphy. Drinks and nibbles will be served following the conversation. The fellowship has been made possible through the generous sponsorship of Dr George Kailis.
ABOUT NORMAN ERIKSON PASARIBU
Pasaribu is one of Indonesia’s most vital and irresistible writers, a poet distinguished by their tender and tragicomic voice. Their fiction collection, Happy Stories, Mostly (Giramondo, 2022) was longlisted for the 2022 International Booker Prize and won the 2022 Republic of Consciousness Prize.
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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. Rashida is the author of a novel, The Historian’s Daughter, which was shortlisted in the Dundee International Book Prize and published by UWA Publishing. She has also been shortlisted for both the Carmel Bird Literary Award and the NSW Premier’s Literary Award for her collection of short stories titled, The Bonesetter’s Fee & Other Stories. Rashida’s prose and poetry is widely anthologised and more information is available at her website : https://rashidawritenow.com/
Norman Erikson PasaribuExpand Bio Collapse Bio
Norman Erikson Pasaribu is one of Indonesia's most vital and irresistable writers, a poet distinguished by their tender and tragicomic voice. Their fiction collection, Happy Stories, Mostly (Giramondo, 2022) was longlisted for the 2022 International Booker Prize and won the 2022 Republic of Consciousness Prize. They are Centre for Stories' inaugural Patricia Kailis International Writing Fellow.
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