Melanie Cheng

Melanie Cheng is a writer and general practitioner. Of Chinese-Australian heritage, she was born in Adelaide, grew up in Hong Kong and now lives in Melbourne with her family. In 2016 she won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript. Australia Day is her first book.

Melanie will be joining us in Adelaide for two sessions on Saturday Nov 4 – discussing her book ‘Australia Day’ at 11:50am, and talking ‘Ethical Dilemmas’ with Peter Goldsworthy at 2:40pm.

The Australian Short Story Festival is an annual festival celebrating short stories in written as well as spoken form