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UNSWriting Series 2019: Myth, Memory and Imagination: Women Writing Non-Fiction
How is the recent wave of non-fiction written by women pushing the limits of the form? Women's work has long been underrepresented in the area of non-fiction writing, but a new generation of writers is pushing back, creating greater diversity in the non-fictional landscape. This series explores the ways in which women are reinventing the genre of non-fiction on their own terms, through the form of the memoir, the lyric essay, nature writing, history and biography – rearticulating the ways in which the personal and the political overlap in the contemporary moment.