Roanna Gonsalves came to Australia from India as an international student. She is the co-founder co-editor of Southern Crossings , and is the recipient of the Australian Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Endeavour Award 2013. Roanna’s four-part series on contemporary Indian literature was broadcast on ABC Radio National’s Earshot program in 2015. She is the author of The Permanent Resident, a collection of short fiction published by UWAP. She can be found at https://roannagonsalves.com.au and @roannagonsalves.