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Women's Bodies


Jane Caro + Jess Hill + Meera Atkinson

QAG Lecture Theatre

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Jane Caro

Jane Caro

Jane Caro is a Walkley Award winning Australian columnist, author, novelist, broadcaster, advertising writer, documentary maker, feminist and social commentator.

She has published or edited twelve books, including three novels “Just a Girl” “Just a Queen” and “Just Flesh & Blood”, a trilogy on Elizabeth Tudor, and a memoir “Plain Speaking Jane”. She created and edited ‘Unbreakable’ which featured stories women writers had never told before and was published just before the Harvey Weinstein revelations. Her latest book “Accidental Feminists” her book on the life story of women over 50 was launched in February.

She appears frequently on The Drum, Sunrise & Weekend Sunrise. She has created and presented 4 documentary series for ABC Compass, airing in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. She is currently shooting a fifth. She and Catherine Fox present a popular podcast with Podcast One, Austereo ‘Women With Clout’. She writes regular columns in ‘Sunday Life’ and ‘Leadership Matters’.

Jess Hill

Jess Hill

Jess Hill is a multi-award winning investigative journalist who has been writing and researching about domestic violence since 2014. Prior to this, she was a producer for ABC Radio, a Middle East correspondent for The Global Mail, and an investigative journalist, contributing to Background Briefing and The Monthly. She has been listed in Foreign Policy's top 100 women to follow on Twitter, and her reporting on domestic violence has won two Walkley awards, an Amnesty International award and three Our Watch awards. Her book on domestic violence, See What You Made Me Do, will be in stores June 2019.

Meera Atkinson

Meera Atkinson

Meera Atkinson is the author of Traumata, published by UQP in 2018, and two academic books. She writes across literary genres appearing in many publications, including Salon.com, Best Australian Poems 2010, Best Australian Stories 2007, Meanjin, Southerly, and Griffith Review. Meera was the Varuna Dr Dark Flagship Fellowship recipient for 2017. She teaches creative writing and English literature.

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Jenna Guillaume

Jenna Guillaume

Jenna Guillaume is a freelance journalist and author based in Sydney, Australia. She writes about pop culture, identity, feminism and social media. Previously, she was editor-at-large for BuzzFeed Australia, and before that she worked in the features department at Girlfriend magazine. What I Like About Me is her debut novel.


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