“I am supposed to be writing this essay, ostensibly on technology, but not for the first time, I believe I am unable to write; and not writing, doubt that I will I ever write again.”
Suneeta Peres da Costa
Suneeta Peres da Costa lives on unceded Gadigal land. Her most recent book, Saudade (Giramondo, 2018; Transit, 2019), focuses on the legacies of Portuguese colonialism and the Goan diaspora in pre-independence Angola. It was shortlisted for the 2019 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards and the 2020 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature and was a finalist in the 2020 Tournament of Books (USA). Her literary honors include a Fulbright Scholarship, the Australia Council for the Arts BR Whiting Residency in Rome, and an Asialink Arts Creative Exchange to North India.