Announcing the 2016 Feminist Writers Festival

We are excited to launch the Feminist Writers Festival in partnership with the Melbourne Writers Festival. The festival will be held in Melbourne 26-28 August.

More details, including a full program of public events and workshops, will be released in the coming months.

In the meantime, we welcome your feedback and hope you’ll set aside the dates so you can join us in building an even more diverse and inclusive feminist writers’ community in Australia.

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Jamila Rizvi: Legacy Books

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Alison Croggon: Legacy Books

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