FWF Round-Up: May 2017

The next Feminist Writers Festival event is fast approaching – a frank and funny conversation with iconic journalist and staunch feminist Tracey Spicer. Join us on Sunday 4 June at Lismore City Hall, where FWF founder and co-chair Cristy Clark will chat with Tracey about her journey from bogan to boned and beyond. Tickets areContinue reading “FWF Round-Up: May 2017”


FWF Round-up: January 2017

Recommended Reading Making Art from the Outside – On LitHub, Ellena Savage ruminates on making money from art, when making art leaves one on the outside. The Importance of Telling Women’s Stories – In this interview for the Victorian Women’s Trust, Lauren Meath talks with award-winning producer Sue Maslin (The Dressmaker) about her insider’s view of gender biasContinue reading “FWF Round-up: January 2017”

Best Feminist Books of 2016 – according to us!

It’s been a huge year of wonderful books by women, so here are a few of our favourite feminist reads from 2016 to add to your summer reading pile, as recommended by Feminist Writers Festival artists and the FWF team! Maxine Beneba Clarke Sally Morgan’s young adult fiction book Sister Heart and Alison Whittaker’s stunningContinue reading “Best Feminist Books of 2016 – according to us!”

FWF Round-up: October 2016

Recommended Reading Australia could learn a lot if it actually listened to Indigenous women on domestic violence – Progressive Aboriginal feminists have made persistent efforts to bring domestic violence issues to the attention of the Australian public. The failure of Warren Mundine, and many others, to listen to them reflects deep sexism and racism, writesContinue reading “FWF Round-up: October 2016”

FWF Round-up: Thursday 21 July 2016

This week we’re excited about the launch of the Melbourne Writers Festival program, as we announce the details of our co-curated FWF public events, which will be held on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 August. Three of these events are free, while FWF Networking Day ticket holders are eligible for a 10% discount on the remainingContinue reading “FWF Round-up: Thursday 21 July 2016”