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Peter Polites

Peter Polites’ latest book is a bio-fictive novel about his Greek mothers migration and her trauma. It’s called God Forgets About the Poor.

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Peter Polites is a novelist from Western Sydney. He has written two queer noirs, Down the Hume and The Pillars, which won the 2020 NSW Premier’s Multicultural Literary Award. He also won the 2020 Woollahra Digital Literature Prize for Fiction. In 2021 he was the ACT Writer in Residence at UNSW Canberra. His third novel is a bio-fictive work called God Forgets About the Poor.

Peter Polites

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