My favourite novel set in the Asia Pacific
|Wednesday 5th December||1:45-3:00||G11 3.56|
What makes a setting special and memorable in a novel? Join Australian writer Sally Breen, world traveller from Finland Piia Mustamaki, and Bangladeshi writer and translator Rebecca Haque, as they discuss some of their favourite novels set in the Asia Pacific region with Hong Kong-based writer Neville Sarony.
See detailed biography of panelists here.
Individual session tickets: $18 Full Price // $15 Concession.
This session is also included in a day pass or a 3 day program pass. Day Pass: $50 Full Price // $45 Concession. Program Pass: $120 Full Price // $100 Concession
Sally Breen is the author of The Casuals (2011) and Atomic City (2013) nominated for the Queensland Literary Awards People's Choice Book of the Year in 2014. Sally is a senior lecturer in writing and publishing at Griffith University and fiction editor of the Griffith Review.
Piia Mustamaki is a Finnish writer, currently located in Abu Dhabi where she teaches NYU’s writing program. Travelling extensively, her travel writing has been published in Punctuate, The Cultureist, among others.
Rebecca Haque is a Professor and former Chair (2009-2012) at the Dept. of English, University of Dhaka. She is a literary critic, writer, poet, translator, and columnist.
Neville Sarony is a practising Queen's Counsel based in Hong Kong. He is the author of the Max Devlin political thriller novels The Dharma Expedient and Devlin's Chakra as well as the memoir Counsel in the Clouds, which traces how he became the first foreign lawyer to work in Nepal.
Please choose your ticket type below - Single Session, Day Pass or a Festival Program Pass.
This session is also included as part of a day pass or three day program pass. Day Pass - $50 Full Price // $45 Concession. Gives access to all session on the day of your selection, excluding workshops.
Full three day program pass - $120 Full Price // $100 Concession. Gives access to all sessions excluding workshops.