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Featured Author: Sue Parritt

Your trilogy, which begins with Sannah and the Pilgrim, is quite racially charged. What inspired you to delve into the complicated issues of racism? I was, and remain appalled by past and present governments’ policies on refugees and asylum seekers; in recent years particularly the inhumane treatment of those on Nauru and Manus Island. There’s quite a lot of political activism in your novels. What role do you think activism plays in creating change? Activism can change societies in radical ways - witness the Civil Rights movement in the USA, the ending of apartheid in South Africa, and looking back...

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