Bundanon

Sonya Voumard

Sonya Voumard

Art Forms: Non-fiction, Writing

Residency Year: 2020

Lives / Works: Sydney, Australia

Sonya Voumard is a non-fiction writer and journalist with multiple published book-length works, including a novel and two creative non-fiction books. The Media and the Massacre (2016, Transit Lounge) was long listed for a 2017 Stella Award and a 2018 Nita B Kibble Literary Award. Skin in the Game, The Pleasure and Pain of Telling True Stories was published by Transit Lounge in March 2018. Her essays and stories have been published in Griffith Review, Meanjin, Island and Neighbourhood, among other publications. She is working on a new memoir titled Tremor.

Voumard used her residency at Bundanon to work on her third creative nonfiction book writing project (and fourth book), titled ‘Tremor’.

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Bundanon acknowledges the Wodi Wodi and the Yuin, of the South Coast region, 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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