How the personal is political when it comes to writing memoir

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Andrea Simpson

Writer and essayist Zoya Patel joined memoirist Bri Lee at this year’s Melbourne Writers Festival to discuss how personal work inevitably becomes political work.

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Bri Lee's Eggshell Skull published by Allen & Unwin and Zoya Patel's No Country Woman published by Hachette.

About the author

Andrea Simpson is ArtsHub's Feature Writer and Reviews Editor. Andrea is a Filipino-Australian writer with a love for diverse Australian stories. She is curious about all forms of art, though she has an especially keen interest in the publishing sector.

Andrea has had short stories published in various anthologies, and is currently working on her first novel.  

You can follow Andrea on Instagram @andi_jayyy