Demet Divaroren

Demet Divaroren

Biography

Demet Divaroren was born in her mother’s childhood home in Adana, Turkey and migrated to Australia with her family when she was six months old. She is the co-editor of CBCA shortlisted anthology Coming of Age: Growing Up Muslim in Australia anthology (Allen & Unwin). Her writing has appeared in Griffith REVIEW, Scribe’s New Australian Stories anthology, Island magazine, The Age Epicure and The Big Issue.

Her debut novel Living on Hope Street is a contemporary young adult novel that delves beyond stereotypes to explore themes of intergenerational violence, cross-cultural friendships, class and multiculturalism. Demet teaches creative writing at Victoria Polytechnic and writes fiction and non-fiction exploring life, love and the complexities of human emotions. Find Demet at – www.demetdivaroren.com and www.demetdivaroren.wordpress.com

All sessions by Demet Divaroren

Inspiring Courage: The Power of Young Adult Literature

17 Jun 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Chamber

Living on Hope Street – Book Launch with Demet Divaroren

17 Jun 2017
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Chamber
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