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BRISBANE AS A STORIED CITY – HOMECOMING QUEENS

Michelle Law in conversation with writer Yen-Rong Wong
Presented by Brisbane Writers Festival

Come along and watch an episode of Homecoming Queens, catch Michelle Law in conversation with writer Yen-Rong Wong.

In Michelle Law and Oliver Reeson’s Homecoming Queens, when characters Michelle and Chloe come home, they bring an insightful, fresh take on Brisbane Stories with them, in this SBS streaming series that can be both deeply moving and hilarious.

Come along and watch an episode on screen, catch Michelle Law in conversation with writer Yen-Rong Wong, then join Michelle afterwards for burgers (everyone’s favourite ‘sometimes food’).

Please note, this event has been cancelled. All ticket holders have been contacted directly.

DATE

Fri 6 May

TIME

5pm

VENUE

New Benner Theatre
Metro Arts, West End

TICKETS

General Admission $35 + booking fee
Concession $32.50 + booking fee

Booking fee $0.50 per ticket purchased

DURATION

90 minutes

AGES + WARNINGS

Suitable for all ages.

THE ARTISTS

Michelle Law is a writer and actor working across print, theatre, film and television. She wrote the smash-hit play Single Asian Female, which has sold out seasons in Australia and was staged in New Zealand in 2021. Her screenwriting work includes the SBS show Homecoming Queens, which she co-created, co-wrote and stars in. She also co-wrote the comedy book Sh*t Asian Mothers Say with her brother Benjamin Law, and she regularly contributes to Australian publications and anthologies. Michelle has been awarded a Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Award, and two Australian Writers Guild awards. As well as writing this book, she is currently developing several new stage works and screen works. Her most recent play Miss Peony, was due to be staged as part of Belvoir St Theatre’s 2021 season but was sadly postponed due to the pandemic.

Yen-Rong is an arts critic and writer based in Meanjin (Brisbane), on unceded Jaggera and Turrbal land. She won the Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Award in 2020, and in 2019, she was shortlisted for the Deakin University Non-Fiction Prize. She has been a Wheeler Centre Hot Desk fellow and writer-in-residence at the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’ Centre, and her work has appeared in many print and online publications, including The Guardian, Meanjin, and Griffith Review. She is currently working on a number of creative projects, including a satirical novel, a play, and a collection of essays.

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