I have begun with the assumption that the Orient
is not an inert fact of nature.
—Edward Said, Orientalism.
Emily Sun is a West Australian poet, writer, and teacher 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, and part of Fremantle Press’ Emerging Writers’ pilot program.
Emily’s debut poetry collection Vociferate|詠 is currently under contract with Fremantle Press.
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