July – September 2016 Roundup: Diversity

July – September 2016 Roundup: Diversity

At the end of July, as part of our Celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Writing, we featured an interview with Indigenous writer Melissa Lucashenko. Following on from this, it’s great to see a good number of reviews of Indigenous women’s...
April–June 2016 Roundup: Diversity

April–June 2016 Roundup: Diversity

Some 15% of the 282 books reviewed over the last three months were penned by Australian women writers who are either themselves influenced by diversity, or feature characters from diverse backgrounds. Over April we held a focus on Australian women writers with...
January-March 2016 Roundup: Diversity

January-March 2016 Roundup: Diversity

A very happy Easter to all our readers! I hope you’ve delved into some pages and relaxed, whether on the couch with chocolate and a cuppa, or in a camping chair with some lightly-burnt hot cross buns. AWW readers powered into 2016 with their reviews of works...
2015 Wrap Up: Diversity

2015 Wrap Up: Diversity

In their article on the 2014 Stella Count, the Stella committee note that they ‘intend to expand the Stella Count still further in 2015, and to broaden our scope to collect data about race, disability, non-binary gender identification, and sexual orientation.’ This is...