André Dao is a Melbourne-based writer, editor and artist. His debut novel, Anam, won the 2021 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript. He is the co-founder of Behind the Wire, an award-winning oral history project documenting the experiences of people detained by the Australian government after seeking asylum.
All essays by André Dao
Four Years in a Red Coat: The Loveday Internment Camp diary of Miyakatsu Koike
by Miyakatsu Koike, Hiroko Cockerill, Peter Monteath, Yuriko Nagata
Published January 2022
by Viet Thanh Nguyen
Published March 2021
Breaking the Mirror
6 JANUARY 2021. A nondescript room in the US Capitol Building. A Confederate flag is planted in a bin in the corner. Beside it is the flag of the Republic of Vietnam, three horizontal red stripes on a yellow field. Three young men stand around a book on the floor. They each have their phones out, cameras facing each other.
Jul. 2021 • Fiction