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Best Feminist Books of 2016 – according to us!

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...

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Inaugural FWF Steering Committee

Inaugural FWF Steering Committee

FWF's inaugural Steering Committee was populated by these legends. Jo Case is the Program Manager at Melbourne Writers Festival. Before this, she was the Wheeler Centre’s senior writer/editor. Her first book, Boomer and Me: A memoir of motherhood, and...

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2016 Friends of the Festival launch

2016 Friends of the Festival launch

To enable us to program a diverse range of feminist speakers for our first Networking Day, we put out a call on social media to see if people would be willing to support us by becoming Friends of the Festival and donating $35 or more. Within days we had almost reached...

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Just don’t ask us if feminism is still relevant

Just don’t ask us if feminism is still relevant

A version of the question 'does anyone care about feminism?' seems to do the rounds every two or three years. I think most feminists roll their eyes then get on with the writing and the washing. We do still like an affirmation though, so the incredible response to the...

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