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FWF QUARANTINE Q&A: Liz Allen

FWF QUARANTINE Q&A: Liz Allen

Liz Allen is a demographer and social researcher and author of The Future of Us: Democracy gets a makeover What does feminism mean to you? Growing up I felt invisible. The world didn’t see me – I was poor and a girl – and it hurt. With invisibility comes a silence,...

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A Journal of Solitude: Living Alone During COVID-19

A Journal of Solitude: Living Alone During COVID-19

By Vanessa Giron When I first read The Waves by Virginia Woolf, I found myself clinging to one idyllic moment: 'How much better is silence; the coffee cup, the table. How much better to sit by myself like the solitary sea-bird that opens its wings on...

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FWF Q&A: Miranda Tapsell

FWF Q&A: Miranda Tapsell

Miranda Tapsell is the author of Top End Girl. What does feminism mean to you? Feminism should be about thinking outside of yourself and your needs. It is about prioritising the voices of women who have second or third glass ceilings to break as well. Was there a...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: Hilde Hinton

FWF Quarantine Q&A: Hilde Hinton

Hilde Hinton is the author of The Loudness of Unsaid Things, a story of loneliness, isolation and finding your way. What does feminism mean to you? This poor word. It just can’t shake its history, glorious as it is. So many women shirk this word. Shrug it off. Too...

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FWF QUARANTINE Q&A: Erin Hortle

FWF QUARANTINE Q&A: Erin Hortle

Erin Hortle is is a Tasmanian-based writer of short fiction and essays. The Octopus and I is her debut novel. What does feminism mean to you? For me, feminism is rooted in three key things: justice, love and hope. Feminism began as a social justice movement – women...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: KM Kruimink

FWF Quarantine Q&A: KM Kruimink

KM Kruimink is the 2020 winner of The Australian/Vogel's Literary Award for her novel, A Treacherous Country. What does feminism mean to you? For me, there are two elements to this that I think about a lot and try to incorporate into my own life. The first is about...

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FWF is building a community of feminist writers, readers, speakers and leaders, united in their goal to end gender inequality through the power of storytelling and conversation. Through our events, podcasts, publishing and facilitation, we connect audiences and experts to come together, to share stories and enhance their capacities to contribute to the cause.

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