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Clem Bastow

Clem Bastow is an award-winning journalist, cultural critic and cake-baker. Her work appears regularly in the Saturday PaperAge and Guardian, and she…

Mel Campbell

Mel Campbell is a Melbourne-based freelance journalist, film and TV critic, and co-host of the fortnightly literature and culture podcast The Rereaders. Her first…