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Clunes Booktown Festival: Women Writing Women - VIC, AUS

'"A word after a word after a word is power," wrote the feminist author Margaret Atwood. 

'What is the power in putting a woman front and centre in a story? And is it still a subversive act? In this broad discussion at Clunes Booktown Festival we'll hear from women who write about women: Burial Rites author Hannah Kent, Fight Like a Girl author Clementine Ford, Becoming Kirrali Lewis author Jane Harrison, and The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl author Melissa Keil. 

'With experience writing across a range of forms and genres - from opinion columns to fantasy YA novels to feminist manifesto to historical fiction - these four writers will discuss their priorities, predicaments and even anxieties when placing women at the centre of their narratives. What are the unique responsibilities of describing female experiences?

When: Saturday 6 May 2017, 4.00pm to 5.00pm.

Where: Town Hall, Clunes, Victoria, Australia. 

Cost: Tickets are available online at www.trybooking.com/OSIB

Contact: Visit Clunes Booktown for more information.