Mirandi Riwoe

Writer / See Roots


She was born in and currently lives in Brisbane
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A Brisbane-based writer, also known as MJ Tjia. She has been shortlisted for Overland’s Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize, the Josephine Ulrick Short Story Prize, the Luke Bitmead Bursary and the Stella Prize; and longlisted for the ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize and the CWA (UK) Dagger Awards. Her work has appeared in Review of Australian Fiction, Rex, Peril and Shibboleth and Other Stories. She is the author of a novel, She be Damned, and a novella, The Fish Girl, which won the 2017 Seizure Viva La Novella Prize.

She is the daughter of a Chinese/Indonesian father and Irish/English/Australia mother.

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