Victoria Hannan - 'You Do Feel Like An Alien When You Come Back.'


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Jul 23 2020 21 mins   1
Victoria Hannan is a writer, photographer and creative director living in Melbourne. Her writing has appeared on McSweeney's Internet Tendency, 3:AM Magazine and in her monthly TinyLetter about swimming pools. Kokomo, her first novel, was written at artist-in-residence programs in Brazil, Tasmania and Iceland. Kokomo was the 2019 winner of the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript. Ahead of the release of 'Kokomo', Ben sat down with Victoria to discuss his book, the process of creating it, how the story affected her as a writer and more. Books mentioned in this podcast: 'Kokomo' by Victoria Hannan: https://bit.ly/30Ckp3F 'The Cost of Living' by Deborah Levy: https://bit.ly/3g4jsr2 'The Animators' by Kayla Rae Whitaker: https://bit.ly/2ORqfbC Hosts: Ben Hunter Guest: Victoria Hannan Producer: Nick Wasiliev