FWF2020 Where is the Queer Writing? — Recommended Reading

CORRIE CHEN
Book recommendations

A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing, Jessie Tu, Allen & Unwin
Stone Sky Gold Mountain, Mirandi Riwoe, UQP
Stranger Country, Monica Tan, Allen & Unwin

Online recommendations
Does it matter who writes queer stories? — an article by Alim Kheraj on queer writing and young adult fiction. 

ROZ BELLAMY‘s stories have been published in Growing Up Queer in Australia, Benjamin Law (ed), Black Inc, Going Postal: More than ‘yes’ or ‘no’, Quinn Eades & Son Vivienne (eds), Brow Books and Living and Loving in Diversity, Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli (ed), Wakefield Press.

Book recommendations
I’m Telling the Truth, But I’m Lying, Bassey Ikpi, Harper Collins
We Are Speaking in Code, Tanya Vavilova, Brio Books
Abandon Me: Memoirs, Melissa Febos, Bloomsbury

Online recommendations
A Self-Governing Literature — Alexis Wright talks about writers being the frontiers of imagination.  
So White. So What— Alison Whittaker talks about the system of racism, unsettling, and unfair moral offense. 
The privilege of common sense — Tresa LeClerc talks about white privilege.

GEMMA KILLEN
Book recommendations
A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing, Jessie Tu, Allen & Unwin
The Animals in That Country, Laura Jean McKay, Scribe 
Throat, Ellen van Neerven, UQP

Online recommendations
Margin Notes — a podcast by Yen Eriksen and Zoya Patel on feminism, race, and identity.
Debutante: Race, Resistance and Girl Power — podcast by Nakkiah Lui and Miranda Tapsell about race in Australia.
Our love lasts so long: queer devotion in Taylor Swift’s Folklore— Stephanie Burt and Julia Harris talk about Taylor Swift’s life, her songs, and queer identities.

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