"I tend to use writing as a form of therapy, to make sense of or learn something from confusing & disorientating experiences."
'I used to have a lot of anger around being mixed-race and other people’s perceptions of me, but now I figure I know who I am even if nobody else does.'
'I don’t go around in the world thinking, Oh my god I’m Asian. It’s just a part of my reality and it colours it.'
'I think, in literature, as in film, there is still a persistent ‘whiteness default’: presenting the world as though being white is the norm and anyone else is simply there as ‘flavouring’ to advance plot or feed into a stereotype.'
'Sustainability weighs on my mind quite heavily. Can I create sustainably? Can production be sustainable? Or is that not possible?'
'We are seeing the rise of a particularly perverse & toxic brand of politics that seeks to weaponise differences.'
'As a female, Asian-Australian comedian, there aren’t many of us, so it is pretty cool. It’s like going to Coles fruit section, and I’m the jackfruit. It is unusual to find a jackfruit in the Coles fruit section. But they’re pretty delicious.'