Jessie Tu - 'Comfort Is A Dangerous Place To Be.'


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Jul 15 2020 35 mins   2
Jessie Tu is a Sydney-based writer, who has featured at the Sydney Writers Festival and published pieces in The Guardian, Meanjin, Sydney Morning Herald and Australian Book Review and Southerly. She was a shortlisted prize winner for the International Peter Porter Prize and runner up in the Deborah Cass Prize. Ahead of the release of her debut novel, A Lonely Girl is A Dangerous Thing, Ben and Olivia sat down with Jessie to discuss the book, the damaging nature of racism, Asian and gender politics, the power of storytelling and more. Books mentioned in this podcast: 'A Lonely Girl is A Dangerous Thing' by Jessie Tu: https://bit.ly/2Yy7MXM Hosts: Olivia Fricot & Ben Hunter Guest: Jessie Tu Producer: Nick Wasiliev