Victoria Hannan

Victoria Hannan Sat 20 Feb Downstairs at The Maj | His Majesty's Theatre Sat 20 Feb Downstairs at The Maj | His Majesty's Theatre $19 Event Info Buy Tickets
Sat 20 Feb at Downstairs at The Maj | His Majesty's Theatre, from $19

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

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 Kokomo was the 2019 winner of the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript.

Time & Location

Sat 20 Feb


Downstairs at The Maj | His Majesty's Theatre, 825 Hay Street, Perth / Karboordup



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Victoria Hannan is appearing via live stream.

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