FWF Q&A: Laura Elvery

FWF Q&A: Laura Elvery

Laura Elvery is the author of Ordinary Matter. What does feminism mean to you? Feminism inspires me to spend a lot of time considering women’s right to safety from domestic abuse, women’s reproductive rights, education for girls, incarceration rates in women’s...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: Nardi Simpson

FWF Quarantine Q&A: Nardi Simpson

Nardi Simpson is a Yuwaalaraay writer, musician, composer and educator from North West NSW freshwater plains. A founding member of Indigenous folk duo Stiff Gins, Nardi has been performing nationally and internationally for 20 years. Her debut novel, Song of the...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: Christie Nieman

FWF Quarantine Q&A: Christie Nieman

Christie Nieman is an author, essayist, and one of the editors in the feminist collective responsible for the anthologies Just Between Us, Mothers and Others, and #MeToo: Stories from the Australian Movement. Where We Begin is her latest deeply compelling,...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: Jacqueline Kent

FWF Quarantine Q&A: Jacqueline Kent

Jacqueline Kent is an award winning journalist, biographer and non-fiction writer. Her latest biography Vida: The Radical Life of Vida Goldstein tells the story of one of Australia's first campaigners for the rights of women. Is there a moment you recall that shaped...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: Rhea Dempsey

FWF Quarantine Q&A: Rhea Dempsey

Rhea Dempsey is an educator, trainer, doula, counsellor, speaker, author and birth activist. Her book Beyond the Birth Plan: getting real about pain and power focuses on the importance of prenatal preparation in protecting against postnatal depression. Is there a...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: Tara Moss

FWF Quarantine Q&A: Tara Moss

Tara Moss is the internationally bestselling author of 13 books. In 2015 Moss received an Edna Ryan Award for her significant contribution to feminist debate, speaking out for women and children and inspiring others to challenge the status quo. Her latest book is the...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: Kate Mildenhall

FWF Quarantine Q&A: Kate Mildenhall

Kate Mildenhall is an award winning writer and teacher. Her gripping second novel The Mother Fault is set in a not-too-distant dystopia. Is there a moment you recall that shaped your own idea of feminism? When I was a kid, my mum used to play my sister and I Don’t Be...

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Q&A: Emma Ashmere

Q&A: Emma Ashmere

Emma Ashmere’s short-story collection Dreams They Forgot is published by Wakefield Press. Her debut novel The Floating Garden was shortlisted for the 2016 Small Press Network MUBA prize. Her short stories have been widely published and shortlisted for the 2018...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: SL Lim

FWF Quarantine Q&A: SL Lim

SL Lim's novel Revenge rages against capitalism, hetero-supremacy, mothers, fathers, families – the whole damn thing. Is there a moment you recall that shaped your own idea of feminism? There are so many! When 53% of white women voters in the US chose Trump, when...

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