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The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida


Shehan Karunitalaka + Heather Zwicker

The Edge Auditorium, slq

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#About the event


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Shehan Karunitalaka

Shehan Karunitalaka

Shehan Karunatilaka is the winner of the 2022 Booker Prize for his second novel The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida. He is also the author of the award-winning Chinaman: The Legend of Pradeep Mathew, which was selected for the UK's 2022 Big Jubilee Read selection. Born in Sri Lanka, he studied in New Zealand and has lived and worked in London, Amsterdam and Singapore. He lives in Colombo with his family, his guitars and his unfinished stories.

Heather Zwicker

Heather Zwicker

Heather Zwicker moved to Meanjin/Brisbane in 2018 and intends never to return to a world full of winter and devoid of kookaburras: Canada, where spent most of her life, as well as periods in Tanzania, California and Hawai'i. She is Professor and Executive Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at The University of Queensland and a keen student of postcolonial literature.



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