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Hoa Pham Hoa Pham i(A46 works by) (a.k.a. Hoa Pham-Davis)
Born: Established: 1972 Hobart, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania, ;
Gender: Female
Heritage: Vietnamese
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Hoa Pham was born in Australia of Vietnamese descent. She was awarded a Masters Degree in Psychology and has worked as a student adviser at the University of Melbourne. In 1999 she participated in a mentorship scheme funded by the Australia Arts Council at the Varuna Writers' Centre and was a contributor to The Women's Power Handbook edited by Joan Kirner and Moira Rayner. In 2007 she was an Asialink Literature Resident in Vietnam. She holds an MA in creative writing from the University of Melbourne, and in 2011 was studying for a doctorate in writing at the University of Western Sydney. She also edits an Asian-Australian on-line journal, Peril.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2021 recipient Varuna Fellowships Varuna Residential Fellowships for ‘Being’
2020 shortlisted Viva La Novella Award for 'Empathy'.
2009 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Six week residency at Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Ireland, 2010

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Other Shore Sydney : Seizure , 2014 7670510 2014 single work novella fantasy

'This book tells the story of Kim, a 16 year old psychic hired by the Vietnamese government to reunite the remains of the dead with their descendants. This is a delicate meditation on the nature of ghosts, belief and how the future is shaped by the past.' (Publisher's summary)

2014 winner Viva La Novella Award
y separately published work icon Peril : An Asian-Australian Journal Peril Asian Australian Journal; Peril : An Asian-Australian Arts and Culture Magazine; Peril : Asian-Australian Arts and Culture 2006 Melbourne : Asian Australian Journal , 2006- Z1299660 2006 periodical (37 issues) 'Peril is a new Asian-Australian website designed to build a critical mass of Asian-Australian art and cultural concerns. Our ambition is to have two core issues a year on the site with a forum board for people to chat and comment. Why Peril? From the so called Yellow Peril that labelled the wave of Chinese immigration in the 19th century. We are perilious and take risks but not in the way that the Pauline Hansons of the world think!' Source: (Sighted 23/8/2006).
2019 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships

Literature Arts Projects for Organisations $11,870.00

y separately published work icon Vixen Sydney : Hodder Headline , 2000 Z28872 2000 single work novel fantasy 'Civil unrest forces the fox fairy to flee from Vietnam to the land of "the new gold mountain" - Australia. She is a spirit able to take the form of a woman or a fox at will. Vixen is her story - from the Imperial Citadel and country Vietnam to Melbourne suburbs and the Ballarat bush where spirits are everywhere'. Source: author's website.
2001 joint winner The Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist of the Year
2001 joint winner The Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist of the Year
2000 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Fantasy Division Best Novel
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