FWF Round-up: Friday 3 June 2016

British poet, rapper, playwright and writer Kate Tempest was in Australia recently for the Sydney Writers Festival, where she gave the opening address to wide acclaim and appeared at a number of other sessions. Tempest followed this up with an appearance at the Wheeler Centre on Thursday 26 May, where she was interviewed by FWF Steering Committee member MaxineContinue reading “FWF Round-up: Friday 3 June 2016”

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 announcement of the Feminist Writers Festival,Continue reading “Just don’t ask us if feminism is still relevant”