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FWF QUARANTINE Q&A: Liz Allen

FWF QUARANTINE Q&A: Liz Allen

Liz Allen is a demographer and social researcher and author of The Future of Us: Democracy gets a makeover What does feminism mean to you? Growing up I felt invisible. The world didn’t see me – I was poor and a girl – and it hurt. With invisibility comes a silence,...

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FWF Q&A: Miranda Tapsell

FWF Q&A: Miranda Tapsell

Miranda Tapsell is the author of Top End Girl. What does feminism mean to you? Feminism should be about thinking outside of yourself and your needs. It is about prioritising the voices of women who have second or third glass ceilings to break as well. Was there a...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: Hilde Hinton

FWF Quarantine Q&A: Hilde Hinton

Hilde Hinton is the author of The Loudness of Unsaid Things, a story of loneliness, isolation and finding your way. What does feminism mean to you? This poor word. It just can’t shake its history, glorious as it is. So many women shirk this word. Shrug it off. Too...

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FWF QUARANTINE Q&A: Erin Hortle

FWF QUARANTINE Q&A: Erin Hortle

Erin Hortle is is a Tasmanian-based writer of short fiction and essays. The Octopus and I is her debut novel. What does feminism mean to you? For me, feminism is rooted in three key things: justice, love and hope. Feminism began as a social justice movement – women...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: KM Kruimink

FWF Quarantine Q&A: KM Kruimink

KM Kruimink is the 2020 winner of The Australian/Vogel's Literary Award for her novel, A Treacherous Country. What does feminism mean to you? For me, there are two elements to this that I think about a lot and try to incorporate into my own life. The first is about...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: Meaghan Delahunt

FWF Quarantine Q&A: Meaghan Delahunt

Meaghan Delahunt is the author of The Night-Side of the Country, a genre-crossing novel exploring the creative process as a place of refuge, ambiguity, and as a starting point for resistance.  What does feminism mean to you? For me, feminism means being alert to...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: Margaret Bearman

FWF Quarantine Q&A: Margaret Bearman

Margaret Bearman is the author of We Were Never Friends, a story of friendship, the pursuit of a creative life and the legacies we leave behind. What does feminism mean to you? Feminism has profoundly shaped who I am both consciously and in ways I simply don’t know or...

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FWF Quarantine Q&A: Leah Swann

FWF Quarantine Q&A: Leah Swann

Leah Swann is the author of the novel Sheerwater, a powerful story about a mother's love for her children. What does feminism mean to you? Feminism is a force with many expressions but what resonates with me most is how it asks us to bring a new and evolving...

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FWF Q&A: Ellen van Neerven

FWF Q&A: Ellen van Neerven

Ellen van Neerven is an award-winning writer of Mununjali Yugambeh (South East Queensland) and Dutch heritage. They write fiction, poetry, plays and non-fiction. Ellen’s first book, Heat and Light, was the recipient of the David Unaipon Award, the Dobbie Literary...

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