with Erin Gough & Nevo Zisin / chaired by Michael Earp
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Erin Gough and Nevo Zisin join editor and author Michael Earp to talk about Kindred: 12 Queer #LoveOZYA Stories, a new anthology. This inclusive and intersectional #OwnVoices anthology for teen readers features works from 12 diverse Australian writers. It is described as a book that “peels back the labels we all wear to find the people, stories and beating hearts underneath.”
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Erin Gough is a Sydney-based writer whose work has been published globally and won many awards, including the 2019 Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature and the 2018 Readings Young Adult Book Prize for her second novel, Amelia Westlake.
Nevo Zisin is a Jewish, queer, non-binary writer, activist and public speaker with a particular focus on issues surrounding gender, sex, culture and sexuality. They run workshops in schools and workplaces around trans issues. They are the author of the award-winning Finding Nevo, a memoir on gender transition.
Michael Earp is the editor of Kindred: 12 Queer #LoveOzYA Stories and contributor to Underdog: #LoveOzYA Short Stories. He has a teaching degree and a Masters in children’s literature and has worked between bookselling and publishing for over seventeen years as a children’s literature specialist, currently at The Little Bookroom. His writing has appeared in TheVictorian Writer and Aurealis.