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Still Alive: Notes from Australia’s Immigration Detention System

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Year: 2021
By: Safdar Ahmed
ISBN: 9780980593730

This graphic novel tells the stories of people Safdar Ahmed met while teaching art in an immigration detention facility in Villawood, Sydney. Still Alive is a compelling visual narrative that combines journalism, autobiography and history together to reveal the untold experiences of refugees in Australia.<

The novel won Book of the Year in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards and Multicultural NSW Award in 2022. It was based on a 2015 web-comic.

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