On writer’s block: Q&A with Sian Prior

On writer’s block: Q&A with Sian Prior

Sian Prior has been a writer and broadcaster for twenty-five years. A former ABC radio arts presenter and Age columnist and an award-winning short story writer, Sian recently published her first book, Shy: A Memoir (Text Publishing). The Sydney Morning Herald...
If you aren’t part of the solution…

If you aren’t part of the solution…

Alisa Krasnostein from Twelfth Planet Press discusses the impact of AWW and recent exchanges about gender bias in SpecFic. From the start, the Australian Women Writers Challenge has been a bold and important undertaking. It has become a vital tool in countering the...
Guest Post by Eleanor Jackson

Guest Post by Eleanor Jackson

I first heard Eleanor Jackson perform at the launch of Michelle Dicinoski’s Ghost Wife at Avid Reader bookshop in Brisbane, where I was  mesmerised by her lyrical and powerful poetry.  As someone for whom, as she writes in her post below, visibility and...
Guest Post by Yvette Walker

Guest Post by Yvette Walker

As part of our focus on queer and lesbian women writers this month, some wonderful authors are writing guest posts for us.  Last week, Michelle Dicinoski, author of the memoir Ghost Wife, wrote on identity and shadows, while this week’s writer is Yvette Walker....
Focus on Queer Australian Women Writers

Focus on Queer Australian Women Writers

Following on from the success of our focus on Australian Women Writers of Diverse Heritage in October last year, this month the AWW team is holding a focus on Queer Australian Women Writers.  We’ll have guest posts from Michelle Dicinoski, Yvette Walker and Eleanor...