‘The other thing that annoys me about the debate is the shrillness of it… I don’t think that the statistics gathered by the Stella people, which are being gathered specifically for the purpose of setting up a women’s only prize, can be considered conclusive or meaningful…’
Cameron Woodhead, a critic for The Age and Sydney Morning Herald, as quoted in The Nose June 2012
Our Beautiful Literary Democracy
Is Tara Moss guilty of ‘privileged whining’ when she raises, again this week, the question of gender balance and bias in literary pages? When Tara Moss first blogged earlier this year about the VIDA statistics – that ...