Awards & Apppearances


2019. Shortlist, Deakin University Non Fiction Prize
2019. Shortlist, Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Award
2019 Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship
2019 Katharine Susannah Prichard Next-Gen Writer-in-Residence
2018. Shortlist, Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Award
2017. Shortlist, Deborah Cass Prize


2019, August. Griffith Review 65: Crimes and Punishments Brisbane launch – Avid Reader
2019, March. Panellist, BFU Radical Reading Group panel – QUT
2019, March. Moderator, Chatterbox: Single Asian Female – La Boite Theatre Company
2019, February. Panellist, Migrant Women to the Front: A Panel on Sexual Health – True & One Woman Project
2018, December. Panellist, ‘Writerly authenticity – individual and inter/cultural considerations’, ‘Publishing and journalism now and then’ – Asia Pacific Writers and Translators Conference
2018, November. Panellist, ‘Tastemaking’ – Digital Publishing Symposium
2018, October. Digital Writers Festival artist
2018, September. National Young Writers Festival artist
2018, August. Digital Curator, Queensland Poetry Festival
2018, August. Panellist, ‘Slaysian Women’s Voices’ – Queensland Poetry Festival
2018, July. Panellist, ‘Non-fiction, freelancing, and working with editors’ – State Library of Queensland Young Writers’ Conference
2018, May. Panellist, ‘The Personal is Political’ – Girls Write Up Brisbane
2018, May. Reading at Avid Reader salon (Sofija Stefanovic, Miss Ex-Yugoslavia)
2018, February. Participating chair, ‘Discover the world of Asian Australian writing’ – BrisAsia Festival
2018, February. Panellist, ‘Cultural Horizons: Fresh voices on culture, identity and the future’ (BrisAsia Symposium) – BrisAsia Festival
2017, October. Panellist, Tracks: Brisbane – Express Media
2017, October. Panellist, ‘Growing Up Asian in Australia’ – OzAsia Festival
2017, September. National Young Writers Festival artist
2017, September. Brisbane Writers Festival artist
2017, August. Panellist, Brisbane Feminist Festival – One Woman Project
2017, July. Facilitator, ‘Third Culture Kids’ – Evidence for Equity Conference
2017, July. Speaker, Democracy in Colour (Brisbane launch)
2017, June. Emerging Writers Festival artist
2017, May. ‘Insomnia’ – Yarn Storytelling
2017, May. Panellist, ‘Doing it Yourself’ – mous magazine x Metro Arts
2017, May. Noted Festival artist
2017, April. Reading at Avid Reader salon (Kathryn Heyman, Storm and Grace)
2017, March. Panellist, ‘Multiculturalism In a Changing World’ – UN Youth Queensland State Conference