Tom Cho 曹勵善

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Signing with a literary agent; receiving a Pushcart Prize nomination

Posted by on 13 December 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Here’s an exciting announcement: I have now signed with the literary agency MacKenzie Wolf, which is based in New York. My agent, Rachel Crawford, came to encounter my work by reading it in a recent issue of Review of Australian Fiction. My thanks to this journal—especially Matthew Lamb, the editor—for publishing my work and so helping to bring about...

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Novel excerpt published in Review of Australian Fiction; latest consultancy work

Posted by on 16 September 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Earlier this week, Australian literary journal Review of Australian Fiction (RAF) published an excerpt from chapter 3 of my novel-in-progress. This excerpt appears under the title “Are You There, God? It is I, Robot”. Each fortnightly issue of RAF publishes two stories by Australian writers. In this latest issue, my piece appears with a...

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A residency in Vancouver and Creative Victoria funding

Posted by on 3 June 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

The horizon of my real life will never be as big as that of my writerly imagination. That’s probably a good thing, really (although, if you’ve ever read my writing…). Nonetheless, in the last week or so, the horizon of my real life has expanded somewhat. I’ve been awarded a writer’s residency at a site in Vancouver, Historic...

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Twenty-five years of Writers Victoria

Posted by on 17 November 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

From 2000-2004, I was the Chair of the organisation that was then known as the Victorian Writers Centre and has now become Writers Victoria. This year, this organisation is celebrating 25 years of operation. Along with other individuals associated with the organisation, I was invited to share some thoughts for the occasion. This resulting piece has also...

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Get caught reading

Posted by on 8 September 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Donating as little as $5 will buy a book for a child in a remote Indigenous community in Australia. It is so easy to join the Indigenous Literacy Foundation’s Get Caught Reading campaign: make a donation of $5 or more at this link take a selfie of you reading (this part is optional) spread the word. [Australians: If you’re feeling despair about...

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