LITERATURE WEEKEND IN THE CITY
In this highly anticipated debut, Kokomo, Victoria Hannan explores a mother-daughter relationship that is built around grief and misunderstanding. In what has been heralded as a great ‘millennial’ novel, Victoria explores loss, abandonment, homecoming and love. The book deals with what happens when Mina rushes home from London to Melbourne because her reclusive mother Elaine has finally left the house. It traces their relationship, while offering powerful commentary on the anxieties of falling in love in a time of social media and personal alienation.
Victoria is appearing via live stream and will be in conversation with onstage moderator Sunili Govinnage.
Victoria Hannan is a writer, photographer and creative director living in Melbourne. Her writing has appeared on McSweeney's Internet Tendency, 3:AM Magazine and in her monthly TinyLetter about swimming pools. Kokomo, her first novel, was written at artist-in-residence programs in Brazil, Tasmania and Iceland. Kokomo was the 2019 winner of the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript.
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Sat 20 Feb
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Victoria Hannan is appearing via live stream.
His Majesty’s Theatre will be offering a menu of delicious treats at Crew and King (Menu here) and Dress Circle Bar (Menu here) for you to enjoy during Literature Weekend in the City. Grab a quick bite between sessions or sit down and enjoy a coffee and cake with your favourite book.
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