FWF Q&A: Jessie Tu

FWF Q&A: Jessie Tu

Jessie Tu is the author of A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing. What does feminism mean to you? It means centering myself as emblematic of how a full human being can be. Basically, giving myself and other women the honour, dignity, care, and attention that men have...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: Ambelin Kwaymullina

FWF Quarantine Q&A: Ambelin Kwaymullina

Ambelin Kwaymullina is a writer, illustrator and law academic, who comes from the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Her book Living on Stolen Land is a prose-styled look at our colonial-settler ‘present’. What does feminism mean to you?...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: Jo Lennan

FWF Quarantine Q&A: Jo Lennan

Jo Lennan is a lawyer and writer. In the Time of Foxes is her debut short story collection. Is there a moment you recall that shaped your own idea of feminism? When I was in high school – a pretty ordinary public high school in the country – my art teacher went out of...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: Kate Grenville

FWF Quarantine Q&A: Kate Grenville

Kate Grenville is one of Australia's most prominent authors. Her latest novel, A Room Made of Leaves, is set in the brutal, sexist world of early colonial Australia. Is there a moment you recall that shaped your own idea of feminism? In 1970, when I was twenty,...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: Lauren Chater

FWF Quarantine Q&A: Lauren Chater

Lauren Chater is a best-selling author of historical fiction, whose novel Gulliver's Wife explores both the wonders and terrors of life as a woman in eighteenth century England. Is there a moment you recall that shaped your idea of feminism? I grew up in the 90s, at...

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FWF QUARANTINE Q&A: Rita Therese

FWF QUARANTINE Q&A: Rita Therese

Rita Therese is is a sex worker, artist, writer and the author of Come: A memoir What does feminism mean to you? Feminism is so complicated and nuanced that I would struggle to find a one-size-fits-all type approach, but for me and my current understanding of feminism...

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Q&A: Michelle Law

Q&A: Michelle Law

Michelle Law is a writer and actor working across print, theatre, film and television. She wrote the smash-hit play Single Asian Female, which has sold out seasons and continues to tour across Australia. Her screenwriting...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: Elizabeth Tan

FWF Quarantine Q&A: Elizabeth Tan

Elizabeth Tan is a writer and academic. Her beguiling short story collection Smart Ovens for Lonely People is her second book. What does feminism mean to you? I feel that feminism at its heart means paying careful attention to who is being served – who is being seen,...

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FWF QUARANTINE Q&A: Winnie Dunn & Ferdous Bahar

FWF QUARANTINE Q&A: Winnie Dunn & Ferdous Bahar

Winnie Dunn is the editor of Sweatshop Women: Volume 2, a collection of stories from culturally diverse women from Western Sydney. Ferdous Bahar is a contributing writer. What does feminism mean to you? Winnie Dunn: I actually don’t prescribe to feminism, which I...

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