Questions By Current Edition, Edition 21 - Marginasia

Prerna Kerswell

A broken glass bangle laying on the street asks more questions than it answers An abandoned home situated right in the middle of the neighborhood asks more questions than it answers A segregated neighborhood that eludes the naked eye asks more questions than it answers Broken glass bangles, abandoned homes, segregated neighborhoods, all legacies of Read More »

Unsettling Century By Blog, Politics


For people who identify as Asian in Australia, one must be aware of one’s context if one is to make an opening of the political field. Communism in this country is ideology non grata and that is not altogether a good thing. But values are embodied by people, which means the possibilities are open and endless.

Asking the question By Arts, Blog, Headline


Like a lot of small organisations, we’re conscious that we are dependent on year to year grants – and as is the case every year, there’s no guarantee that Peril will receive funding in the future. So, if this might be our last Australia Council application for a while, we’d like to make it count.

The Writers Immersion and Cultural Exchange at the Melbourne Writers Festival 2015 By Arts, Blog, Culture, Featured

The group shot was taken outside the National Library of Vietnam: (R-L) Nyein Way, Xu Xi, Francesca Rendle-Short, Nguyen Bao Chan, David Carlin, Suchen Christine Lim, Omar Musa, Cate Kennedy, and Jhoanna Cruz.  Pix courtesy of Francesca Rendle-Short

Earlier this year, Peril  featured digital postcards e-posted to us by Co-Director Francesca Rendle-Short at the Writers Immersion and Cultural Exchange program (WrICE) as writers immersed in their residency in Hoi An and Hanoi, Vietnam. The Asia based international authors Nyein Way (Myanmar), Suchen Christine Lim (Singapore), Bao Chan Nguyen (Vietnam) and Jhoanna Lynn B. Cruz Read More »