Workshop: Our Stories, Our Heritage with Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai
Monday, 22 May 2023, 02:00pm - 04:00pm
Explore memory and family heritage in a creative writing workshop with acclaimed Vietnamese writer and poet, Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai.
Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai’s acclaimed body of work spans fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, taking readers on engrossing journeys through time. Unravelling the intricate layers of family dynamics and memory, her writing – including her latest novel Dust Child – offers poignant tributes to the culture and history of Việt Nam.
As part of the Wheeler Centre’s World of Words, join Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai for an intimate workshop exploring inheritance and cultural legacy. Inspired by objects that represent their family’s heritage or a memory, participants will be led through a series of exercises to develop pieces that evoke and expand upon personal legacies.
Supported by Đất Nước Library
Full Price $45
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World of Words
From South Korea to Mozambique, the UK to Vietnam, India to the USA – World of Words brings together some of the world’s most exciting writers and thinkers as they share insights, ideas and inspiration from their internationally acclaimed careers.
Born and raised in Việt Nam, Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai is the author of the international bestseller The Mountains Sing, runner-up for the 2021 Dayton Literary Peace Prize, winner of the 2020 BookBrowse Best Debut Award, the 2021 International Book Awards, the 2021 PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Li... Read more
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