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Yen-Rong is writer of non-fiction, based in Meanjin (Brisbane), on Jaggera and Turrbal land. She is the founding editor of Pencilled In, a magazine devoted to publishing and championing the work of Asian Australian writers and artists. She was shortlisted for the Deborah Cass Prize in 2017, and for the Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Award in 2018. She will be a Wheeler Centre Hot Desk fellow and a writer-in-residence at the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers Centre in 2019. Her work has appeared in many print and online publications, including the Guardian, SBS, Meanjin and Overland, and is forthcoming in Griffith Review. She is currently working on her first full length manuscript.

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