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Portrait of author Shankari Chandran between the colourful covers of two of her books.

Powerful Stories and Contested Histories

Join acclaimed Miles Franklin award-winning author Shankari Chandran (Chai Time at Cinnamon Gardens) for a captivating conversation with Writing WA CEO Will Yeoman.

This event promises a thought-provoking discussion into the world of storytelling, exploring the nuanced interplay between powerful narrative and contested histories.

About the Author

Shankari Chandran is an Australian Tamil lawyer and author of Song of the Sun God, The Barrier and Chai Time at Cinnamon Gardens, which won the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2023. 

Her next novel (untitled) will be published by Ultimo Press in 2024. Her unpublished manuscript, a political thriller called Unfinished Business, will be published as an Audible Original in 2024 and is the first in her Ellie Harper thriller series.

She is based in Sydney where she lives with her husband and her four children.

All ticket sales are final, no refund will be provided. Substitutions are accepted.

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    Event Showings

    Thursday 22 February 2024
    7pm to 8.15pm

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    $10 per person

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    City of Perth Library

    573 Hay Street

    Perth WA 6000

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