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Chris Lin

Chris Lin

Chris Lin is the Writers in Prison Coordinator for PEN Perth, an affiliate of PEN International. He completed his PhD in English at The University of Western Australia and is a keen contributor to local literary events in Perth.

'The Case for Myanmar’s Peacock Generation' by Chris Lin

Book Talk 13 November 2020
In her acceptance speech for the 2004 Sydney Peace Prize, writer Arundhati Roy suggested that ‘there’s really no such thing as the “voiceless”’. There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably unheard.’[1] Framed around the topic of justice, Roy’s lecture invited listeners to think about the mechanisms of power that stifle voices of dissent, those that push against politi ... (read more)