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Women in Print: A Special International Women’s Day Event

Readings Carlton — Woiworung Country, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, Victoria, 3053

print Kill Your Darlings and Readings join forces to present a lively discussion of the fate of women in publishing, writing and the media in the noughties.

Women’s writing has been proven to be woefully under-represented in the US literary scene – what’s the situation here? What challenges do women face when forging a career in print – or when being represented in print? (For example, why the focus on female politician’s relationships and parenting status? What’s the impact of combining writing with motherhood?)

KYD editor Rebecca Starford chairs a panel of formidable women in print: feminist author and commentator Monica Dux (The Great Feminist Denial), Sleepers editorial director Louise Swinn (also a contributor to KYD Issue 4) and Sophie Cunningham (past editor of Meanjin, writer, journalist)

We welcome gold coin donations at all Readings events, with proceeds going to the Readings Foundation.

All welcome. Bookings: 9347 6633 or RSVP on Facebook.