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Feminist Writers Festival

Feminist Writers Festival

By Feminist WritersFestival
FWF is building a community of feminist writers, readers, speakers and leaders, who are united in their goal to end gender inequality through the power of storytelling and conversation. Through our events, podcasts, publishing and facilitation, we connect audiences and experts to come together in solidarity, to share their stories and enhance their capacities to contribute to the cause. INCLUDES: FWF panels from the festivals 2018-2020 and the 2020 FWF Talks Series.
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FWF2020 "Craftivism"
Artist Casey Jenkins, QVWC feminist-in-residence Kate Robinson, creative designer Taneshia Atkinson, novelist Enza Gandolfo and writer/activist Van Badham talk craft and feminist resistance, and creating change one stitch at a time. Recommended reading https://feministwritersfestival.com/fwf2020-craftivism-recommended-reading/ Feminist Writers Festival feministwritersfestival.com FB: @feministwritersfest Insta/Twitter: @FemWritersFest Speakers Casey Jenkins: Tw @caseyishere Van Badham: Tw @vanbadham; FB ThatVanBadham; Insta @vanbadham Taneshia Atkinson: Insta tan3shia Enza Gandolfo: Tw @EnzaGandolfo; FB @enza.gandolfo1; Insta enza_gandolfo Kate Robinson: Tw @katethefeminist; Insta @katethefeminist   Shout Outs Queen Victoria Women’s Centre and Creative Victoria for vital funding support. Kel Butler from Listen Up Podcasting for editing and pod mentoring.  We acknowledge that this recording took place across Australia on First Nations lands - lands whose sovereignty has never been ceded. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
58:28
February 04, 2021
FWF2020 "Being Feminist, Staying Bold"
Novelist and Twitter enthusiast Anna Spargo-Ryan, activist Laura La Rosa and artist/curator Wendy Mocke discuss self and community care and creating sustainable forms of activism. Recommended reading https://feministwritersfestival.com/fwf2020-being-feminist-staying-bold-recommended-reading/ Feminist Writers Festival feministwritersfestival.com FB: @feministwritersfest Insta/Twitter: @FemWritersFest Speakers Anna Spargo-Ryan: Tw @annaspargoryan Laura La Rosa: Tw @ laura_la_rosa_; FB @ LauraLaRosaa Wendy Mocke: Tw @WendyMocke   Shout Outs Creative Victoria for vital funding support. Kel Butler from Listen Up Podcasting for editing and pod mentoring.  We acknowledge that this recording took place across Australia on First Nations lands - lands whose sovereignty has never been ceded. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
01:08:57
January 24, 2021
FWF2020 "Our Culture of Violence"
Disability rights advocate Nicole Lee, Indigenous family violence expert Dr Kyllie Cripps and gender equality campaigner Kristine Ziwica discuss the language around violence and victims, violence and marginality, and challenges within resourcing family violence initiatives.  Recommended reading https://feministwritersfestival.com/fwf2020-culture-of-violence-recommended-reading/ Speakers Nicole Lee: Tw @_Nic_lee; FB @nicole.lee.advocacy; Insta @_simply_nic Dr Kyllie Cripps: Tw @CrippsKyllie Kristine Ziwicka: Tw @KZiwica   Feminist Writers Festival feministwritersfestival.com FB: @feministwritersfest Insta/Twitter: @FemWritersFest   Shout Outs Creative Victoria for vital funding support. Kel Butler from Listen Up Podcasting for editing and pod mentoring.  We acknowledge that this recording took place across Australia on First Nations lands - lands whose sovereignty has never been ceded. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
01:04:18
January 17, 2021
FWF2020 "The Politics of Health"
Here, writer and academic Dr Asiel Adan Sanchez, author Katerina Bryant and WHISE CEO, Kit McMahon discuss different ways of approaching medical care - from medical training to medical practice, to individuals pushing back against conventional care. Recommended reading https://feministwritersfestival.com/fwf2020-the-politics-of-health-recommended-reading/ Feminist Writers Festival feministwritersfestival.com FB: @feministwritersfest Insta/Twitter: @FemWritersFest Speakers Katerina Bryant: Tw @katerina_bry  Kit McMahon: Tw @kitmcmahon Shout Outs Creative Victoria for vital funding support. Kel Butler from Listen Up Podcasting for editing and pod mentoring.  We acknowledge that this recording took place across Australia on First Nations lands - lands whose sovereignty has never been ceded. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
01:01:26
January 10, 2021
FWF2020 "Intersections of the Law"
Lawyer and activist Fernanda Dahlstrom, transgender advocate Sally Goldner and Human Rights Law Centre senior lawyer Monique Hurley discuss the pressing issues for women and nonbinary people of all backgrounds in fair and equal access to legal justice. Recommended reading https://feministwritersfestival.com/fwf2020-intersections-of-law-recommended-reading/ Speakers Fernanda Dahlstrom: Tw @FernandaDahlstr Sally Goldner: Tw @algoldsaidso; FB @ sally.goldner Monique Hurley: Tw @rightsagenda; FB @monique_hurley    Feminist Writers Festival feministwritersfestival.com FB: @feministwritersfest Insta/Twitter: @FemWritersFest Shout Outs Creative Victoria for vital funding support. Kel Butler from Listen Up Podcasting for editing and pod mentoring.  We acknowledge that this recording took place across Australia on First Nations lands - lands whose sovereignty has never been ceded. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
01:09:43
January 03, 2021
INTRODUCING "FWF TALKS" - Ep 1 "Feisty but Friendly"
The Feminist Writers Festival are very proud to announce the release of their brand new podcast FWF Talks which is part of our Festival Program FWF 2020.  We've got great conversations from some of Australia's leading feminist thinkers on ecofeminism, intersectionality, argument and resolution in the activist space and queer writing. This is a brand new podcast feed seperate to the Feminist Writer's Festival Podcast so head over to our website feministwritersfestival.com to listen OR SUBSCRIBE TO FWF TALKS and never miss an episode.  CHECK OUT THE 2020 FEMINIST WRITER'S FESTIVAL DIGITAL PROGRAM AT  https://feministwritersfestival.com/fwf2020-program/ OR FOLLOW US ON SOCIALS  Facebook: @feministwritersfest Twitter / Insta: @FemWritersFest Speakers Akane Kanai: Tw: @Akane_Kanai Beverly Wang: Tw @beverleywang, Insta @beverley.wang, beverleywang.com Tarneen Onus-Williams: Tw @Tarneen Shout Outs Kel Butler from Listen Up Podcasting for editing and pod mentoring. The Besen Family Foundation for vital funding support. We acknowledge that this recording took place across Australia on First Nations lands - lands whose sovereignty has never been ceded.     See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29:03
October 24, 2020
FWF Minisode: Rebecca Shaw - Legacy Books
In this minisode from FWF 2018 Sydney, Rebecca Shaw talks about the books that shaped their feminism and writing....
07:41
January 05, 2020
FWF Minisode: Ruby Hamad - Legacy Books
In this minisode from FWF 2018 Sydney, Ruby Hamad talks about the books that shaped her feminism and her writing....
16:06
January 05, 2020
FWF Minisode: Foong Ling Kong - Legacy Books
In this minisode from FWF 2018 Sydney, Foong Ling Kong talks about the books that shaped her feminism....
10:51
January 05, 2020
FWF Minisode: Kerryn Goldsworthy - Legacy Books
In this minisode from FWF 2018 Sydney, Kerryn Goldsworthy talks about the books that shaped her feminism and her writing....
14:37
January 05, 2020
FWF Minisode: Erin Gough - Legacy Books
In this minisode from FWF 2018 Sydney, Erin Gough talks about the books that shaped her feminism and writing....
09:14
January 05, 2020
FWF Minisode: Alison Evans - Legacy Books
In this minisode from FWF 2018 Melbourne, Alison Evans talks about the books that shaped their feminism and their writing....
09:20
January 05, 2020
FWF Minisode: Ann-Marie Priest - Legacy Books
In this minisode from FWF 2018 Melbourne, Ann-Marie Priest talks about the books that shaped her feminism and her writing....
13:11
January 05, 2020
FWF Minisode: Jamila Rizvi - Legacy Books
In this minisode from FWF 2018 Melbourne, Jamila Rizvi talks about the books that shaped her feminism and her writing....
09:19
January 05, 2020
FWF Minisode: Alison Croggon - Legacy Books
In this minisode from FWF 2018 Melbourne, Alison Croggon talks about the books that shaped her feminism and her writing....
11:40
January 05, 2020
FWF Minisode: Evelyn Araluen - Legacy Books
In this minisode from FWF 2018 Melbourne, Evelyn Araluen talks about the books that shaped her feminism and her writing....
12:37
December 31, 2019
The New (Female) Disruptors
Yassmin Abdel-Magied, Eileen Ormsby and Jenny Sinclair discuss disruptive technologies and the future of feminism with Antonia Pont....
01:18:51
August 01, 2019
Ways We See Women
How women are represented and seen by society impacts hugely on their status in our communities. Gender inequality has its root causes ...
01:00:37
March 28, 2019