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REVIEW: Casey Legler’s Godspeed: a memoir

Godspeed: a memoir. by Casey Legler. Scribe Publications, 2019. Pp 176. A$27.99 Godspeed: a memoir is former Olympic swimmer Casey Legler’s account of her troubled adolescence. A largely unparented child with prodigious athletic abilities, Legler turned to alcohol and drugs to deal with her emptiness while training and competing at the highest level. Legler evokes…

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Friday Feminartsy Finds

Good Morning Feminartsy Community, Édouard Manet’s 1863 OLYMPIA – often considered the defining image of Modernism, and a focus of a new exhibition at Musée d’Orsay in Paris We’ve got some great essays, short stories, podcasts, and TV shows for your weekend delight. Close to home, this piece by Matilda Dixon-Smith in Meanjin asks some difficult…

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Read Like a Feminist Book Club – Growing Up African In Australia

Growing Up African In Australia. Edited by Maxine Beneba Clarke. Black Inc Books, 2019. Pp 288. A$29.99 In the lead up to our June Read Like a Feminist Book Club, we’ve put together a bit of a resource pack, to help you explore Growing Up African In Australia edited by Maxine Beneba Clarke ahead of the discussion. If you haven’t…

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