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Rebecca F. Kuang: Yellowface [In-Person Live Stream]


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Join us for an exclusive in-person live stream of Rebecca F. Kuang: Yellowface at The Wheeler Centre.

About the Event

Grab a drink from the bar and settle for a live stream watch party of Rebecca F. Kuang’s sold-out conversation with host Beverley Wang, followed by an in-person book signing with Kuang herself.

Investigating diversity, racism and cultural appropriation with the thrilling pace of a Twitter meltdown, Rebecca F. Kuang’s 2023 novel Yellowface has captivated readers across literary and BookTok communities alike.

At her only Melbourne event, Kuang will discuss her successful career, plagiarism, privilege, and the state of the publishing industry with host Beverley Wang.

A New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling author, Kuang’s previous works include the Poppy War trilogy and the dark academia novel Babel: An Arcane History, both of which garnered rave reviews. Yellowface is her fifth novel.

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from a literary trailblazer about why she won’t write in the same genre twice and the overdue conversations she’s ignited in the publishing world.

This event will be a live stream of Rebecca F Kuang: Yellowface at The Wheeler Centre. Ticket buyers will be able to join the book signing with the author at Melbourne City Conference Centre immediately after the live stream concludes.


Accessible toilets available

Assistive Listening

Auslan interpreting available by request

Companion tickets available

Registered Assistance Animals welcome

Wheelchair accessible

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About the book

The bookseller for this event is Amplify Bookstore.


Rebecca F. Kuang

Rebecca F. Kuang is the award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Poppy War trilogy, Babel: An Arcane History, and Yellowface. She has an MPhil in Chinese Studies from Cambridge and an MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies from Oxford; she is now pursuing a PhD in East Asian Langu... Read more

Beverley Wang

Beverley Wang is the ABC’s National Culture Correspondent. As culture correspondent, Beverley merges years of experience in journalism and media with a deep knowledge of pop culture to share analysis across multiple platforms on the national broadcaster. She hosts the pop culture podcast Stop Ever... Read more


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