gender

Here Come the Dogs

Omar Musa


Revelatory and incendiary, Here Come the Dogs is a window into the youth of contemporary multicultural Australia, through the lives of three disaffected, hedonistic, aspirational and sometimes violent young men on the edge. Fresh in form and content, a hip-hop novel by a unique literary talent.

Your Skirt’s Too Short

Emily Maguire


After many waves of feminism, where are we? Are young women really either sluts or helpless dolls? Your Skirt’s Too Short seeks to enable young women and men to understand the history of gender politics and what lies ahead of them.

Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with cure

Eli Clare


In Brilliant Imperfection Eli Clare uses memoir, history, and critical analysis to explore cure – the deeply held belief that body-minds considered broken need to be fixed.

‘Water’, in Heat and Light

Ellen van Neerven


In ‘Water’, a futuristic world is imagined and the fate of a people threatened. Ellen van Neerven’s speculative story challenges our rigid conventional understandings of gender, race, sexuality and identity, and asks ‘just how far have we really come?’