Growing Up Disabled in Australia, edited by Carly Findlay
One in five Australians has a disability or chronic illness, yet disabled people are still underrepresented in the media and in literature. Coming in February 2021, Growing Up Disabled in Australia includes essays, poetry, interviews and graphic art from Alistair Baldwin, Astrid Edwards, Cubbie Mako, Gayle Kennedy, Senator Jordon Steele-John, Isis Holt and more.
Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia, edited by Anita Heiss
This groundbreaking collection of childhood accounts of family, country and belonging features Adam Goodes, Tara June Winch, Tony Birch, Amy McQuire, Miranda Tapsell and more. And for the month of July, we’re donating $2 from every sale of Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, to support learning in Indigenous communities.
Growing Up Queer in Australia, edited by Benjamin Law
This anthology assembles voices from across the spectrum of LGBTIQA+ identity – spanning diverse places, eras, ethnicities and experiences – and lets them shout. Growing Up Queer in Australia includes contributions from David Marr, Fiona Wright, Nayuka Gorrie, Holly Throsby, Sally Rugg, Tony Ayres, Nic Holas, Rebecca Shaw and many more.
Growing Up African in Australia, edited by Maxine Beneba Clarke, Magan Magan and Ahmed Yussuf
Growing Up African in Australia brings together voices from the regions of Africa and the African diaspora, including the Caribbean and the Americas. These are the stories of African-diaspora Australians – including Faustina Agolley, Santilla Chingaipe, Carly Findlay, Khalid Warsame, Nyadol Nyuon, and many more – told with passion, power and poise.
Growing Up Asian in Australia, edited by Alice Pung
The original collection that gave rise to the series. Here are tales of leaving home, falling in love, coming out and finding one’s feet. In Growing Up Asian in Australia, well-known authors meet exciting new voices. Spanning several generations, contributors from all over Australia, including Benjamin Law, Kylie Kwong, Shaun Tan and Dr Cindy Pan, share their stories.