Alice Pung: Close to Home


Close to Home brings together Alice Pung’s most loved writing, on topics such as migration, family, art, belonging and identity. Alice examines who we are, where we’ve come from and the shape of things to come. 

Alice Pung is a writer and lawyer who loves teaching. Alice’s books are studied in secondary schools and universities in Australia as well as the United States. Alice is an Ambassador for the 100 Story Building Project, a social enterprise which helps promote literature and literacy skills to young people in the Western suburbs. Alice is a frequent contributor to The Monthly, The Age and The Australian newspapers. She has also had stories published in Good Weekend, Meanjin and The Best Australian Stories.


Close to Home is available in print and as an eBook with BorrowBox and Axis 360.

This session is sponsored by BorrowBox. 

Jeffreys logo-bubble.jpgWe have partnered with Jeffreys Books to provide a Digital Bookstore. 
This event will be presented via Zoom. To join you will need an internet-enabled computer, tablet or smartphone. The video link will be sent to the email address you registered with one hour prior to the start of the session. 

How to use ZOOM

On your computer

1. Click on the link in the event confirmation email you received after registering and you will be prompted to download and install Zoom.
2. Enter Meeting ID or link, and the Password in your event confirmation email.

On your tablet or smartphone
1. Download the ZOOM Cloud Meetings app from your Apple App Store or Google Play Store prior to the workshop.
2. Enter Meeting ID or link, and the Password in the event confirmation email sent to you after registering.

Need help getting started with Zoom?
Our staff can help! Call us between 10am – 4pm Monday to Friday to speak to a library staff member or contact us online.



  • Wednesday, 18 November 2020 | 02:45 PM - 03:45 PM


Online event