Dr Roanna Gonsalves (she/her) is the author of the award-winning book of short fiction The Permanent Resident (UWAP) published in India and South Asia as Sunita De Souza Goes To Sydney (Speaking Tiger). Her four-part radio series ‘On the tip of a billion tongues’, commissioned and broadcast by ABC RN’s Earshot program, is a portrayal of contemporary India through its multilingual writers. Roanna is a recipient of the Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Endeavour Award and The Bridge Awards’ inauguralVaruna – Cove Park Writing Residency Scotland. Roanna serves on the Board of Writing NSW and works as a Lecturer in Creative Writing at UNSW.
All essays by Roanna Gonsalves
New knowledge in creative Writing may only be formed by rejecting established silos of identity, by being attuned to that which is embryonic, that which is pre-conscious and permeable, by reaching for floating, fluid entanglement.