Conquer the daunting task of writing dialogue with one of the most distinctive voices in literary fiction today, An Yu (Braised Pork). Examine excerpts of exceptional dialogue to learn the importance of both direct and indirect conversations between characters and the role of silence. In this practical workshop, you’ll learn the crucial difference between dialogue on the page and dialogue in real life, as well as the importance of beginning and ending characters’ speech in just the right place.

Supported by the City of Parramatta.

An Yu (International)

An Yu

An Yu was born and raised in Beijing, and left at the age of 18 to study in New York at NYU. A graduate of the NYU MFA in Creative Writing, she writes her fiction in English. Her short stories were finalists for the Short-Story Award For New Writers from Glimmer Train and the Annual Contest from Dogwood Journal. Braised Pork is her first novel, and is due to be published in six languages worldwide.