Biff Ward

Vietnam War, Memoir, Fiction, Protest

 

Biff Ward’s literary memoir, In My Mother’s Hands (2014), was short-listed for the NSW and WA Premiers’ literary awards and long-listed for The Stella Prize in 2015. In 1984, her ground-breaking expose, Father-Daughter Rape was published in the UK and the US. Her work has been published in various anthologies. Her novella, In 1974, was a winner of the Griffith Review novella competition in 2017. The Third Chopstick: Tracks through the Vietnam War takes the reader from her beginnings as protester through to captivating interviews with veterans about what was happened to them in Vietnam and afterwards. It concludes with Biff's love 0f Vietnam itself, the place, the people and their memories. She lives on Ngunnawal Country in Canberra.

 

 

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The Third Chopstick: Tracks through the Vietnam War

The Third Chopstick: Tracks through the Vietnam War

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'The Third Chopstick' is the moving story of one woman’s passion to bear witness to those involved in that tumultuous time. In starkly beautiful prose Biff Ward, herself a protester, seeks to understand the war from multiple angles. A must-read for all the Vietnam generation, their descendants and friends.