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Sonja Dechian Sonja Dechian i(A80571 works by) (a.k.a. Sonya Dechian)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Sonia Dechian has studied science communication and holds a Masters in Creative Writing. She has been a writer and researcher with ABC television in Adelaide.

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y separately published work icon An Astronaut's Life : And Other Stories Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2015 8700266 2015 selected work short story

'In sparkling prose, Sonja Dechian’s profound, moving and wry stories speak to our deepest yearning for connection and the inevitability of our isolation.

'From a terrorist cell of cyber-bullying victims working to annihilate the digital memory of their humiliation to a pandemic that leaves grieving parents battling for the media spotlight, these affecting tales invite us to examine our inability to control the world around us—and our own desires.

'An Astronaut’s Life is a beautiful debut from an intelligent new voice in Australian writing.' (Publication summary)

2016 longlisted Kibble Literary Awards Nita May Dobbie Award
2016 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Glenda Adams Award for New Writing
2016 shortlisted Queensland Literary Awards Australian Short Story Collection - Steele Rudd Award
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