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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 David Carlin and Francesca Rendle-Short, Eds. The Near and the Far : New Stories from the Asia-Pacific Region
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'I am a child of Malaysian-Chinese parents, but was born and raised in Australia. Throughout my childhood (and, to be honest, even now), I never truly felt comfortable within the categories of “Malaysian,” “Chinese,” or “Australian.” I languished in the hyphenated mess that was Malaysian-Chinese-Australian, afraid i would never truly belong. so when I encountered the term “diaspora,” i felt something inside me breathe a sigh of relief. but even though I had a name for what I was feeling, it didn’t necessarily resolve my confusion around my identity.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Southerly The Long Apprenticeship vol. 77 no. 2 2017 12910210 2017 periodical issue

     'This issue of Southerly captures a snapshot of Australian writing today. Stories from writers just starting out on their long apprenticeship are placed side-by-side work from Australia’s finest essayists, writers and poets. This rich and expansive issue asks what it means to write in a contemporary Australia fraught with inequality, divisiveness, and the unrelenting exploitation of country. In a special collaboration with Sydney Story Factory, which runs workshops for young and marginalised writers, this issue of Southerly includes short stories that demonstrate the vibrancy and the vision of Australia’s up-and-coming writers. Including essays from Caroline Lefevre and John Kinsella, poetry from Kevin Hart, and much, much more, ‘The Long Apprenticeship’, is an issue comprising, as ever, the best in Australian writing.' (Editorial)


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