Alice Pung

Alice Pung


Alice Pung: Alice Pung OAM is the bestselling author of the memoirs Unpolished Gem and Her Father’s Daughter, which won the WA Premier’s Award for non-fiction, and the essay collection Close to Home. Her first novel, Laurinda, won the Ethel Turner Prize at the 2016 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. She is also the editor of the anthologies Growing Up Asian in Australia and My First Lesson, and the author of children’s books including Be Careful, Xiao Xin! (illus. Sher Rill Ng), When Grandma Came to Stay (illus. Sally Soweal Han) and the Millie Mak series (illus. Sher Rill Ng). One Hundred Days, her most recent novel, was shortlisted for the 2022 Miles Franklin Award. Alice was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for services to literature in 2022.

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Can Storytelling Save Local Newspapers?

16 Jun 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Chamber