Second-Generation Narratives

The second-generation Australian experience is reflected in many new works of literature. How does an understanding of place, home and family inform storytelling – and increase understanding about migration? Randa Abdel-Fattah, Maxine Beneba Clarke, AS Patrić and Alice Pung explore.

Tickets go on sale at 9am Friday 21 July. This session is able to be booked on a Festival Pass.

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Alice Pung

Alice Pung is an award-winning Melbourne writer whose books include Unpolished Gem, Her Father's Daughter, Laurinda,...

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Maxine Beneba Clarke

Maxine Beneba Clarke is a widely published Australian writer of Afro-Caribbean descent and the author of the poetry collections Gil Scott...

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Randa Abdel-Fattah

Randa Abdel-Fattah practiced as a lawyer for ten years, is an award-winning author of 11 internationally published novels and regular op-ed...

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AS Patrić

AS Patrić’s debut novel Black Rock White City is the winner of the 2016 Miles Franklin Literary Award. His second novel...

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Arnold Zable

Arnold Zable is a novelist, storyteller, educator and human rights advocate. He has conducted writing workshops throughout Australia, and worked...

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25 August – 3 September