A friend called me from Beijing recently to ask advice about her novel. She had played a prominent part in the avantgarde art movement associated with the protests at Tiananmen in 1989 and had achieved notoriety in both art and life. Fifteen years on she wanted to give her own
The Centre regularly appoints delegates to International PEN Congresses, and participates in PEN’s campaigns for Writers in Prison. It is at present especially active in the Asia and Pacific Writers Network and in the International PEN Women Writers’ Committee.
Nicholas Jose has published short stories, essays, translations, a memoir, and several acclaimed novels. He was Cultural Counsellor at the Australian Embassy, Beijing, 1987-1990. He has written widely on contemporary Asian and Australian culture. He was president of International
“The Road to Elvis and Other Stories” – slated publication, 2006
“The King of the Sea” published in SARE – the South East Asian Review of English, Journal No. 45, June 2003 (to be out in 2004)
“Harakiri” produced by Chakra Works,