Sisonke Msimang was born in South Africa, and raised in Zambia, Kenya and Canada. She completed her undergraduate in the US, and now lives in Perth, where she is the head of oral storytelling at The Centre for Stories. Sisonke has held fellowships at Yale University, the Aspen Institute and the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, and her work has been published in a range of international publications including the New York Times, the Washington Post, The Guardian, Newsweek and Al Jazeera. Sisonke is the author of Always Another Country: A memoir of Exile and Home, published by Text Publishing Australia.


Sessions

Saturday 20th, 12:00pm-1:00pm

Bright Lights, No City: LGBTQIA+ youth from country WA

How do you write about growing up LGBTQIA+ in regional Western Australia? Josie Boland, Holden Sheppard and Damien Palermo discuss different angles of self-expression with Sisonke Msimang.
Venue: Centre for Stories
Tickets: Free event, RSVP required
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