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Commodifying diversity

Reflecting on what it means to be disadvantaged in the literary field I hope many writers, artists, and readers will watch or have watched award-winning memoirist, novelist, and editor Alice Pung’s address at the 2021 “State of the (Writing) Nation” on 16th November 2021.”The State of the (Writing) Nation is… Read More »Commodifying diversity

Book "Women of a Certain Rage" held in front of tangle of willow sticks

Book Review: Women of a Certain Rage

Anthology Introduced by Liz Byrski Authors: Anne Aly, Nadine Browne, Nandi Chinna, Claire G. Coleman, Carrie Cox, Eva Cox, Sarah Drummond, Carly Findlay, Goldie Goldbloom, Rafeif Ismail, Margot Kingston, Jay Martin, Meg McKinley, Olivia Muscat, Mihaela Nicolescu, Renee Pittitt-Schipp, Fiona Stanley, Victoria Midwinter Pitt, Jane Underwood, Julienne van Loon This… Read More »Book Review: Women of a Certain Rage

Giving to myself

Permission The current conversation in Australia (and beyond) is fraught with damaging perspectives, underlying assumptions, and riddled with mythologies about the domestic terrorism that is the experience of intimate partner violence (which includes emotional, mental, religious, financial, verbal, sexual, and the more often visible and broadly understood physical forms of… Read More »Giving to myself