‘Keanu Reeves was all we had’: literary fantasy author Shelley Parker-Chan on growing up without role models as a queer Asian kid in Australia

//‘Keanu Reeves was all we had’: literary fantasy author Shelley Parker-Chan on growing up without role models as a queer Asian kid in Australia

‘Keanu Reeves was all we had’: literary fantasy author Shelley Parker-Chan on growing up without role models as a queer Asian kid in Australia

She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan, pub. Tor BooksWriters respond in all sorts of weird and wonderful ways to that classic question: where did you get the idea for your latest novel? But few responses can top the one offered by Shelley Parker-Chan about her brilliant debut, She Who Became the Sun.“I was looking for a big sweeping story with high stakes and monks,” she announces from her home in Melbourne, Australia. “I am weirdly obsessed with monks. You are going to ask why?”It…

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