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Mirandi Riwoe Mirandi Riwoe i(A129285 works by)
Also writes as: M.J. Tjia
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Mirandi Riwoe holds a Masters degree from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, and tutors in literary studies and creative writing at QUT. In 2017, she was planning work that focused on Australian women and Chinese migrant gold diggers during the Australian gold rush period.

Her work has appeared in Rex, Peril, Shibboleth, and Other Stories.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

The Fish Girl 2017 single work novella

'Sparked by the description of a 'Malay trollope' in W. Somerset Maugham's story, The Four Dutchmen, Mirandi Riwoe's novella, The Fish Girl tells of an Indonesian girl whose life is changed irrevocably when she moves from a small fishing village to work in the house of a Dutch merchant. There she finds both hardship and tenderness as her traditional past and colonial present collide.

'Told with an exquisitely restrained voice and coloured with lush description, this moving book will stay with you long after the last page.' (Publication summary)

2018 shortlisted The Stella Prize
2017 joint winner Viva La Novella Award
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