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On #meninism and Why We Still Need the Stella Prize

Originally published on Lip, March 3 2015

I recently read a feature on the #meninism social media “movement”, which has been described as everything from satire gone wrong to a mockery of first world feminism. 334 more words

Art & Soul

Artistic Whimsy: The Strays

The Strays by Emily Bitto

On her first day at a new school, Lily meets Eva, one of the daughters of the infamous avant-garde painter Evan Trentham. 407 more words

Literature / Fiction

The Stella Prize 2015 long list published

The Stella Prize Long List has been announced. Thanks to Sue over at Whispering Gums for reviewing them all. The Stella is an award for female Australia authors, regardless of genre. 100 more words


Stella Prize 2015 Longlist

As a team-member of the Australian Women Writers’ Challenge, I’m particularly interested in the Stella Prize, which, as you probably know, is a prize limited to Australian women writers. 436 more words

Australian Literature

Newsflash - Stella Prize Longlist Announced

The 2015 Stella Prize longlist:

Foreign Soil by Maxine Beneba Clarke

The Strays by Emily Bitto

Only the Animals by Ceridwen Dovey

This House of Grief… 55 more words


The 2015 Stella Prize Longlist announced!

The longlist for the 2015 Stella Prize has just been announced, and what an exciting list of Australian authors!

Named after one of Australia’s most important female authors, Stella Maria Miles Franklin, The Stella Prize celebrates Australian women’s contribution to literature, awarded last year to Clare Wright for… 3,243 more words

Australian Author

2015 Australian Women Writers Challenge

This year I’ve decided to jump onboard and sign up to the 2015 Australian Women Writers Challenge. In short, Elizabeth Lhuede started the initiative in 2012 in response to the lack of women’s writing being reviewed (by men and women). 159 more words