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Bundanon

Roanna Gonsalves

Roanna Gonsalves

Art Forms: Fiction, Writing

Residency Years: 2019, 2018

Lives / Works: Australia

Roanna Gonsalves is the author of The Permanent Resident (2016) which won the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Multicultural Prize 2018, and was longlisted for the Dobbie Literary Award 2018.

IN RESIDENCY 2019

During her 2019 residency, Gonsalves continued work on a new book.

IN RESIDENCY 2018

Gonsalves used her 2018 eesidency to work on her next book, which is historical fiction set in the early colony of New South Wales, during the time of Governor Lachlan Macquarie and his Indian servant.

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Bundanon acknowledges the people of the Dharawal and Dhurga language groups as the traditional owners of the land within our boundaries, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.

In Dharawal the word Bundanon means deep valley.

This website contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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