I have begun with the assumption that the Orient
is not an inert fact of nature.

                     —Edward Said, Orientalism.


Photo by ©C.Y Sun 2020


Emily Sun is a West Australian poet and writer based in Whadjuk Noongar boodja (Perth, Western Australia).


 Her short story “Mabe It’s Wanchai” was placed first runner-up in the 2018  Deborah Cass awards. In 2019 she was awarded writing fellowships at the Centre For Stories and the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’  Centre. 


Emily’s debut poetry collection Vociferate|is currently under contract with Fremantle Press.


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