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Thursday 1 November 2018
Arts Books

lip lit: dyschronia

Charlie Osborne
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  Dyschronia by Jennifer Mills is a wonderfully charming, yet melancholic novel that had me wanting to know what happened next. Different stories from different points of time intertwined to create a beautifully sad account of one girl’s life. While I will admit I had to attempt to read this novel twice before I was…
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Tuesday 25 September 2018
Film

lick the star: sofia coppola’s first short film is an angsty love letter to your inner teen drama queen

Nat Pitcher
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For the generations before us, the name Coppola brings to mind moustachioed mobsters in The Godfather and the capital-c ~Cinèma~ of Francis Ford Coppola. But for me, and many millennial women, it’s the soft cinema of his daughter, Sofia Coppola, that we think of — though her career very nearly took a different path. She…
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Friday 27 July 2018
Arts Featured

meet the winners of the 2018 rachel funari prize for fiction: 1st place, “our voices, fierce” by liz allan

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Liz Allan’s story, ‘Our Voices, Fierce’, won the 2018 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Here’s a Q&A with Liz, plus her award-winning story! * Congratulations on winning this year’s RFP for Fiction, Liz! Tell us a bit about yourself. Who are you? Thank you so much for awarding me this prize and this fantastic opportunity….
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Friday 27 July 2018
Arts Featured

meet the winners of the 2018 rachel funari prize for fiction: 2nd place, “post” by emily clements

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Emily Clements’ story, Post, placed 2nd in the 2018 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Here’s a Q&A with Emily, plus her award-winning story! * Congratulations on placing 2nd in this year’s RFP for Fiction, Emily! We first met last year when your story, The Glass Half was highly commended in the 2017 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. For…
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Friday 27 July 2018
Arts Featured

meet the winners of the 2018 rachel funari prize for fiction: 3rd place, “quiquiriqui!” by kristin hannaford

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Kristin Hannaford’s story, Quiquiriqui! place third in the 2018 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Here’s a Q&A with Kristin, plus her award-winning story! * Congratulations on placing 3rd in this year’s RFP for Fiction, Kristin! We’re sorry you were unable to make it to the prize announcement. Could you tell us a bit about yourself?…
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Tuesday 26 June 2018
Arts

another year, another prize: Lip announces the winners of the 2018 rachel funari prize for fiction

Josephine Mandarano
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This time of year is an excitingly busy one for the Lip team. We work for months to put together what we believe to be a worthwhile writing competition: we come up with a theme that we hope writers will find creatively inspiring and engaging; we contact potential sponsors to contribute to our prize pool;…
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Tuesday 12 June 2018
Arts Featured

the 2018 rachel funari prize for fiction: the shortlist

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We are thrilled to announce the shortlist of the 2018 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Thank you to each and every one of you who entered. We extend our congratulations to all shortlisted entrants. A Landing – Phoebe Chen Fishing for Yabbies – Laura McCluskey Highway – Alice Bishop Hollow – Ruth Gilbert In Search…
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Wednesday 18 April 2018
Film

film review: the post

Ella Pace
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The phrase ‘backwards and in heels’ is derived from a cartoon by Bob Thaves drawn in 1982. Specifically, the cartoon stated that Ginger Rogers performed everything that Fred Astaire did in their films, except backwards and in heels. This phrase has come to emulate the recurrent struggles of women working in a patriarchal world, as…
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Monday 16 April 2018
Arts Featured

meet the judges of the 2018 rachel funari prize for fiction: briohny doyle

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Today we introduce you to author Briohny Doyle, one of the judges of the 2018 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. * What comes to mind when you think of our 2018 theme, ‘metamorphosis’? Kafka of course! And given that this is a prize for women’s writing, I’m thinking about Grete, who really needed her brother…
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Sunday 8 April 2018
Film

film review: love, simon

Kellie Amos
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You weren’t allowed to be gay at my high school, but of course that never stopped anyone – my best friend included. We’d known each other for five years, been out of school for one, when she came out to me. It wasn’t anything major on my end, she was my friend and her sexuality…
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Monday 26 March 2018
Arts Featured

meet the judges of the 2018 rachel funari prize for fiction: shastra deo

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Over the next few weeks, we’ll be introducing you to our stellar line-up of judges for the 2018 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Today, meet poet, Shastra Deo. * The Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction calls for a focus on women’s stories. What’s your view on the current state of women’s stories* in media and…
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Tuesday 20 March 2018
Arts Books

lip lit: the dictionary of animal languages

Danielle Croci
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 “I think all women carry something of a rebellion inside them that often goes unexpressed. Because we think we are not in the race – or game, or whatever the sporting analogy is – we have a sense of anarchy that I think is an advantage. In times like these it threatens to erupt. It…
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Monday 19 March 2018
Arts Featured

meet the judges of the 2018 rachel funari prize for fiction: margot mcgovern

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Over the next few weeks, we’ll be introducing you to our stellar line-up of judges for the 2018 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Today, meet YA author, Margot McGovern. *   The Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction calls for a focus on women’s stories. What’s your view on the current state of women’s stories* in…
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Saturday 3 February 2018
Film

tv: catching up on riverdale

Jessica Kennedy
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Teen drama-fest Riverdale is well into its second season, yet only now have I finally succumbed to the show that has been clogging all social media with gossip, theories, and fangirling for the past twelve months. I’m a fan of dark dramas, so Riverdale had always intrigued me, but I didn’t know the true extent…
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