Pung, Alice
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Alice Pung

VIC
Award-winning writer, journalist and essayist. Her bestelling books include the memoirs Unpolished Gem and Her Father’s Daughter.
“I grew up with a mum who couldn’t read. It was dangerous if she mistook detergent for shampoo, or if she didn’t let us decode her prescription medicine, so I know first-hand how life changing being able to read can be … it keeps us safe from harm and comforts us in our isolation. I didn’t grow up with facebook, so I took refuge in book characters as my friends.”

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