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Pacific Rim Voices: Sa & Clendinnen

abstract:The 8th annual Kiriyama Prize was awarded to Shan Sa and Inga Clendinnen for literature promoting greater understanding of the Pacific Rim and South Asia people and culture.


March 23, 2004
— The two prizewinners, one for fiction and one for non-fiction, will split a $30,000 cash prize award.



Shan Sa's The Girl Who Played Go, a page-turning novel set in war-torn Manchuria in the 1930's.










Inga Clendinnen's Dancing with Strangers, a fascinating history of the initial years of contact between the Aboriginal Australians and British settlers.









Click here for previous Kiriyama award winners.



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