Danger Asians panel discussion

Super excited to be on this panel for Footscray Community Arts' West Writers Forum! The panel is called Danger Asians and here's a great write up (in which I talk about Pauline Hanson, power dynamics in arts and literary industries, growing up Aboriginal-Chinese and then becoming Muslim). http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/books/west-writers-forums-danger-asians-debate-explores-the-perils-of-pauline-hanson-20160721-gqat7y.html "It's about tastemaking. If the people who … Continue reading Danger Asians panel discussion

The Classroom in TLB

I wrote this one hot and fast and never thought it would be published - so thankful to The Lifted Brow for publishing it! The Classroom by Eugenia Flynn Laughter, anger, annoyance. These are all the different ways I grew out of feeling embarrassed about others’ fear of the unknown. Maybe White Australia can take … Continue reading The Classroom in TLB

Heading South – fiction piece in Peril Magazine

I was contacted by Peril Magazine to contribute a piece of fiction for their series "Like Black on Rice", featuring Indigenous and Asian writers. I submitted this piece Heading South which is about journeying physically and emotionally. Heading South by Eugenia Flynn I roll over in the bed and break my last connection to the … Continue reading Heading South – fiction piece in Peril Magazine

Melbourne Writers Fest, Sun 23 August, 11am

I am so incredibly wowed to be speaking at the Melbourne Writers Festival this year and would absolutely love to have as many people come along as possible. I'm speaking on a panel about 'The Business of Writing', so if you want to know more about it, please come along! More info and tickets here: http://mwf.com.au/session/the-business-of-writing/

Piece in Hysteria

Update: You can read this piece online here - https://issuu.com/hystericalfeminisms/docs/issue5_reconstructed_with_color Okay people, my ruminations on Feminism are in the awesome UK magazine HYSTERIA (photo by Bjork Grue Lidin) Check them out at: www.hystericalfeminisms.com

A Survivor and a Fighter – piece in Peril Magazine

I remember back in the 1990's there was an Asian Australian lifestyle print publication (I can't remember the name now) that I used to pick up as street press around good ol' Radelaide. I remember back then how desperately I wanted to get involved, but was too shy, too self-conscious, to get in contact. So … Continue reading A Survivor and a Fighter – piece in Peril Magazine