My review of Peony by Eileen Chong
How I wish I could be in London on Saturday for this! And what a gorgeous poster.
My review of Too Flash by Melissa Lucashenko
Hoyden meetup at the Guylian Belgian Chocolate Cafe, Opera Quays, East Circular Quay on Sunday 8th March 2015 at 12:00 noon!
My review of MumShirl: an autobiography with the assistance of Bobbi Sykes
My review of Bitter Greens by Kate Forsyth
My review of In Her Blood by Annie Hauxwell
My review of Foreign Soil by Maxine Beneba Clarke
My review of Maralinga: The Anangu Story
Annnnd here are the books I plan to read for #AWW2015
I want to be stalwart in solidarity with the French as they resolutely stand against terrorism aimed at the heart of their multicultural democracy, and by extension, our multicultural democracy as well. How to best do that in this swirl of emotion following these murders while refusing to fall into the polarising trap that the terrorists have set for us? I don’t have any easy answers.
What news story/commentary/analysis has grabbed your attention lately?
Getting back on the reading challenge horse 3 years after the Australian Women Writers challenge started!
All the details on the latest edition and how to submit to the next one!
[Content Note: discusses harassment, family rejection of transgender teens, suicide, trans* erasure, and silencing tactics commonly used to stifle discussion of these matters ].
I find more and more recs for articles written by Arthur Chu in my feeds lately. This post prompted by reactions to the Tumblr’d suicide note left by transgender teen Leelah Alcorn is a particularly strong piece: Cover-ups, Concern Trolls and Suicide. Chu questions why some people want others to stop sharing Leelah’s words.