Tickets for the Feminist Writers Festival members-only networking day (Friday 26 August) are on sale now, available to purchase online only, here.
Our full program will be unveiled later this week, but for now we can tell you that sessions including feminist publishing, building feminist community, the politics of personal writing, and writing for kids with a feminist lens, will feature feminist writers and commentators from across the country including Clare Wright, Maxine Beneba Clarke, Susan Hawthorne, Evelyn Araluen Corr, Fiona Wright, Monica Dux, Emily Maguire and Lian Low.
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Dr Cristy Clark is an Australian legal academic and writer based at Southern Cross University, where she teaches Human Rights, Competition and Consumer Law, and Equity. Her research and academic writing focuses on the intersection of human rights, neoliberalism and the environment.
Cristy’s PhD thesis (submitted in 2013) considered the status and realisation of the human right to water, with a special focus on the rights of the urban poor in Manila and Johannesburg. During her candidature she carried out qualitative research in Johannesburg and Manila – into the impact of prepaid water meters on the community in Phiri, Soweto (and the developing Mazibuko water rights case) and the impact of the privatisation of Manila’s water system on access to water for the urban poor. Further information about her academic publications can be found here.
Cristy has also written about law, feminism, motherhood and food politics for a variety of publications, including The Conversation, Kill Your Darlings Journal, ABC The Drum, Overland online, Essential Baby, The Wheeler Centre online, The Human Rights Defender, and The Big Issue.
In 2016, Cristy co-founded the Feminist Writers Festival (with Jo Case).
On the blog you’ll find further musings about feminism, motherhood, politics, development, human rights and food.
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Cristy can be contacted on cristy dot clark at gmail dot com.
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