A couple of things have caught my eye lately, so I thought I’d share! Firstly, the Disability in Kidlit blog. This blog embraces a broad definition of disability, and discusses its representation in middle grade and YA literature from a wide variety of perspectives – and ALL the bloggers identify as disabled themselves. So you will read posts from such… Read more →
Don’t whinge to this author.
Pay what you want and help charity, too.
Here’s the brief: “Write some posts about my childhood reading, not only favourite books, but how I read them and why I still remember them.” (Seems I’ve missed the deadline already. Blogging Occupational hazard – sorry!) When I think of the books I read and re-read as a child, the ones which changed me and which fed my developing feminism,… Read more →
In response to Tansy Rayner Roberts’s Blog Book Week challenge, I remember how I read Melina Marchetta’s Looking For Alibrandi when I was in high school.
In response to Tansy Rayner Roberts’s Blog Book Week challenge, I remember how Ruth Park’s Playing Beatie Bow affected me as a young teenage reader.
Book Week 2012 #bookweek
This rather highlighted in my mind exactly how rarely this happens in the media. Teenage girls as experts in their own experience?
If you’re having fun with the Australian Women Writers Challenge and you’d like to join the AWWC Hoydens, why not guest post your reviews here?
Book one of my Australian Women Writers Challenge.
Does Mim sound like a goody two-shoes? She isn’t.
Does she know everything? She doesn’t. But she does know you don’t walk too close to the Tarrant house.
After hearing about it on Galactic Suburbia, I’m joining the Australian Women Writers Challenge next year! In 2012 I pledge to read… oh, what the heck, I’ll go for the biggie, the Franklin-fantastic: Ten books by Australian women writers, and I’ll review four…
What populist fictional entertainments have you been enjoying lately in your preferred medium that are essentially just gussied-up melodrama or heroic quest or action mayhem?