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[Podcast Exclusive]: Khin Myint in Conversation with Anna Krien

‘Because I was trying to make sense of these things in order to move on in my life, I ended up spending a lot of time trying to figure out what linked them – and eventually I realised that what linked them was the difficulty that we have dealing with ambiguity in what feel like high stakes situations’Khin Myint.

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In this Wheeler Centre podcast exclusive, hear former Next Chapter recipient Khin Myint in conversation with Anna Krien as they discuss Myint’s Fragile Creatures.

Khin Myint is an Australian-Burmese writer from Perth. His debut memoir, Fragile Creatures, is about how his family tackled his sister’s wish to die as she fought a non-terminal illness. Fragile Creatures is a family story told with humour, wonderment and complete honesty. This is a book about what happens when realities clash – it’s about care, truth and the hardest choices.



This conversation was recorded on Monday 17 June 2024 at The Wheeler Centre.

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