Roanna Gonsalves

jessica zhan mei yu

Jessica Zhan Mei Yu’s witty, ‘effervescent’ debut novel follows a Sylvia-Plath-loving young Malaysian-Australian writer’s journey to ‘the heart of empire’ in the UK.


Fiction authors Michelle de Kretser and Roanna Gonsalves will headline a Writing Contemporary Australia event on Thursday.


UNSW Sydney Creative Writing PhD graduate Roanna Gonsalves has won a NSW Premier's Literary Award for her collection of short stories.


Selfies are blamed for encouraging everything from risky behaviour to rampant narcissism. But selfies can be potent acts of self-communication – and anyway, why is self-regard a bad thing, asks Roanna Gonsalves.

Roanna and Mukhlis

Mukhlis Mah and Roanna Gonsalves will spend next year studying and working in Asia, after winning Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Awards for high-achieving students.