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YWCA Australia presents: Dr Natalie Kon-yu In Conversation with Alice Pung
In-Conversation with Alice Pung is a webinar which seeks to surface meaningful discussion about intersectional feminism, specifically the representation of marginalized communities in books and media, and the lived experience of diverse writers in the publishing industry.

This webinar attempts to inspire discussion about the importance of intersectional feminism in the publishing industry to secure gender and diversity parity.

Oct 18, 2021 07:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Alice Pung
Author
Alice Pung is an award-winning writer based in Melbourne. She is the bestselling author of the memoirs Unpolished Gem and Her Father’s Daughter, and the essay collection Close to Home, as well as the editor of the anthologies Growing Up Asian in Australia and My First Lesson. Her first novel, Laurinda, won the Ethel Turner Prize at the 2016 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. One Hundred Days is her most recent novel.
Dr Natalie Kon-yu
Doctor
Natalie Kon-yu is a writer, academic and editor whose work has been published nationally and internationally. She is the co-commissioning editor of #Me Too: Stories from the Australian Women’s Movement (Picador, 2019), Mothers and Others: Why Not All Women are Mothers and All Mothers are Not the Same (Pan Macmillan, 2015) and Just Between Us: Australian Writers Tell the Truth about Female Friendship (Pan Macmillan 2013). Her first monograph, The Cost of Labour, will be published by Affirm Press in 2022.