Independent Women, Melbourne Writers Festival

Victoria Room, Queen Victoria Women’s Centre, 210 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Author of The Fictional Woman, Tara Moss discusses what it means to be a woman, a mother, or a leader and what independence has to do with it. Larke Riemer, Director Women’s Markets at Westpac brings a financial perspective to the quest for female independence.

In conversation with Monica Dux.

August 29, 6pm – 7pm.

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Reading in the Airstream Caravan – Melbourne Writers Festival

Airstream Caravan in Federation Square, Melbourne, VIC

Saturday Aug 30 11.15am – Tara Moss, author of The Fictional Woman, will perform a 15 min reading in the Airstream Caravan in Federation Square, Melbourne.

The Fictional Woman – Melbourne Writers Festival

Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Flinders St & Russell St. Melbourne VIC 3000

Tara Moss has worn numerous labels including author, gold-digger, human rights activist, model, dumb blonde and feminist. In her new book The Fictional Woman, Tara reveals the facts behind her personal journey and challenges common fictions about contemporary women.

In conversation with Benjamin Law.

Sun 31 Aug 2.30pm – 3:30pm

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Brisbane Writers Festival Lecture series – Tara Moss

Brisbane Writers Festival, Auditorium 1, SLQ


Good Thinking : Tara Moss

In this insightful and witty lecture, Tara explores the historical and cultural underpinnings of our perceptions of women and the contemporary challenges of everyday sexism and discrimination women still face.

TICKETS $20-$25


Brisbane Writers Festival : The Unsocial Network

Brisbane Writers Festival, The Studio, SLQ

Sat 4–5PM | 6th Sat
The Studio, SLQ

Where do we draw the line between digital and real life? Tara Moss, Susan McLean and Rebecca Sparrow talk cyber-bullying, identity and what it means when our online lives cause devastation for us and others.

Presented by  612 ABC Brisbane