Suneeta Peres da Costa

Suneeta Peres da Costa lives on unceded Gadigal land. Her most recent book, Saudade (Giramondo, 2018; Transit Books, 2019), focuses on the legacies of Portuguese colonialism and the Goan diaspora in pre-Independence Angola. It was shortlisted for the 2019 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards, the 2020 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature and a finalist in the 2020 Tournament of Books (USA). Her literary honours include a Fulbright Scholarship, the Australia Council for the Arts BR Whiting Residency, Rome, and an Asialink Arts Creative Exchange to North India.

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