Cover Girls Uncovered
If a picture is worth a thousand words, what do the covers of books by female authors say? Headless torsos, giant lips, 50 shades of pink and pastel … why are the covers of books by women usually feminine, even when the content is not?
Authors, marketers and publishers will join us to uncover the covers, in all their gendered glory. They’ll tell the inside story, debunk some common myths – and award a literary razzie to some of the worst offenders.
With Krissy Kneen, Mary Masters, Bhakthi Puvanenthiran and host Lefa Singleton Norton.
Krissy Kneen is the award-winning author of fiction, poetry and non-fiction, including An Uncertain Grace, which was shortlisted for the Stella Prize. She has written and directed broadcast television documentaries and is the current Copyright Agency Ltd Non-fiction Fellow. The Three Burials of L... Read more
Bhakthi Puvanenthiran is a writer and editor. She is currently Editor of ABC Everyday, which covers family, money, sex and relationships, culture, food and much more. Bhakthi has previously worked as managing editor of Crikey, deputy arts editor at The Age and small business editor at The Age and th... Read more
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