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Girls Writing about Girls: Where do Boys fit in?

I am a privileged white male. I am an able-bodied, white male who benefits from the patriarchal system.

So it was quite surreal to walk into the Wheeler Centre where a panel of women decried the ubiquity of “straight, abled-bodied, white males” in dystopian and YA stories. 355 more words

Revisiting JSF's meat book

I’m revisiting Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals. I loved this book the first time around, and remember it for being a wonderfully personal take on the ethics of meat eating. 272 more words

Events

One for the "must read" list

I went back to the Wheeler Centre today.  It was a spur of the moment decision, brought about by my discovery that none other than Hannah Kent would be speaking tonight. 492 more words

BookClub

Writers on writing

Last night we found ourselves back at the Moat.  This time as a meeting point, drinks before moving on to the Wheeler Centre, to listen to an author discuss his latest monologue.   314 more words

BookClub

Melbourne Poetry Gigs 2016

Katherine E Seppings – Dan Poets Featured Poet –
Dan O’Connell Hotel, Melbourne, 12 March

Open Mic – MPU Reading with Maxine Beneba Clarke and Steve Smart, 34 more words

Poetry

Hanya Yanagihara in Conversation at the Athenaeum

I was lucky enough to get tickets to the sold out event to see Hanya Yanagihara in conversation in Melbourne at the Athenaeum theatre, put on by the Wheeler Centre. 507 more words

Life Updates

Giving for the Common Good

The Wheeler Centre hosted Giving for the Common Good, a talk with Stephen Heintz, President of the Rockefeller Brothers Foundation (which shouldn’t be confused with the… 532 more words

Philanthropy