Adele Dumont

Adele Dumont studied Australian literature at the University of Sydney, then spent two years teaching English at the Curtin immigration detention centre. In 2016 she published her first book, No Man is an Island (Hachette Australia).



EssayIN THE BEGINNING, I had to avert my eyes – not that he’d asked me to or anything. Sometimes I’d try to make myself look, but I could never quite bring myself to. My not-looking reminded me of times as a kid...

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