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List now available: Transgender Writers and Writers with Intersex Variations in Australia

Posted by on 5 May 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

I’m pleased to announce the release of a much-needed resource: a list of Transgender Writers and Writers with Intersex Variations in Australia. Copies of the list are now available upon request. As I mentioned in my callout from late last year, major media reportage about transfolk and people with intersex variations is overwhelmingly written by...

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(Australia only) A callout to transgender writers and writers with intersex variations

Posted by on 16 October 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Update on 20 November: This callout, as it was written below, was originally for transgender writers. I had wondered whether the list should include both transgender writers and writers with intersex variations, but had been wary of contributing to the conflation of trans and intersex issues that is already pervasive. However, today’s media...

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I’m Chinese-Australian but…

Posted by on 30 July 2010 in Blog | 0 comments

Jose Borghino recently wrote a review of Wordlines, a new anthology of Australian writing edited by Hilary McPhee. I read this review today. Admittedly, I was reading the review with some self-interest because I have some pieces in this anthology (and, as it turns out, Borghino said something nice about them too: “Tom Cho’s surreal and...

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An imaginary Q&A

Posted by on 30 July 2010 in Blog | 0 comments

About a week ago, I was asked – along with some other authors – to respond to an interview question for a feature story in the A2 section of The Age. The question was: “What question or questions do journalists never ask you, and what would your answer be?” I don’t know if my response (which was a little off-beat) ever made it...

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