Melanie Cheng’s Room For a Stranger

Today’s episode features Melanie Cheng discussing her new novel Room For a Stranger

Melanie Cheng

Melanie Cheng is a writer and general practitioner. Her debut book, the short story collection Australia Day, won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Fiction. 

Room For a Stranger

Room For a Stranger throws together an unlikely pairing in Melbourne’s suburbs. Meg Hughes is feeling every bit of her age and does like where things are heading. When her home in Melbourne’s suburbs is broken into, she joins a home share program so as to have some company and protection.

Andy is studying biomedicine, desperate to conceal the fact he feels over his head and might fail. When his father’s cleaning business in Hong Kong begins to struggle financially Andy must give up his apartment and find cheaper accommodation…   

Sydney Writers Festival

Melanie Cheng is appearing at the Sydney Writers Festival. Catch up on many great Sydney Writers Festival authors on the Final Draft Great Conversations podcast. Stay tuned to 2ser for stacks of great writers festival artists and previews.

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