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Witches

Sam George-Allen


PUBLISHED: 5th March 2019
ISBN: 9780143788294
Witches
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PUBLISHED: 5th March 2019
ISBN: 9780143788294

Publisher Description

Covens. Girl bands. Ballet troupes. Convents. In all times and places, girls and women have come together in communities of vocation, of necessity, of support. And wherever women gather, magic happens. Female farmers change the way we grow our food. Online beauty communities democratise the intricacies of skincare. Teen girls invent phrases that enter the urban lexicon, and choose our next pop superstars.

Patriarchal societies have long been content to uphold men's and boys' clubs, while viewing groups that exclude men as sites of rivalry and suspicion. In this deeply personal exploration of what women make together, Sam George-Allen delves into workplaces, industries and social groups to dismantle the cultural myth of female isolation and uncover evidence that these groups are formidable.

Thoughtful, intimate, and convincing, Witches is a long-overdue celebration of the power and pleasure of working with other women.

Author Biography

Sam George-Allen is a writer and musician based in Tasmania. Her work has been published in The Lifted Brow, LitHub, Scum, Kill Your Darling, Stilts, Overland and The Suburban Review, among others. She has been shortlisted for the Qantas Spirit of Youth Award, the Scribe Non-Fiction Prize for Young Writers, and the Queensland Premier's Young Publishers and Writers Award.

Product Details

Author
Sam George-Allen
Publisher
Random House Australia
Year
2019
ISBN-10
0143788299
ISBN-13
9780143788294
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2019-03-05
Subtitle
What Women Do Together
Country of Publication
Australia
Pages
288