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Holly Bourne

Hay Festival 2017, 

Why is it so tough being a girl? And are boys victims of sexism too? Holly Bourne writes YA novels and blogs about feminist issues. Her favourite issues to complain about are the stigma of mental health, and women’s rights. Author of Am I Normal Yet?, the talks about the inspiration behind her ‘Spinster Club’ series, in particular the most recent title, What’s a Girl Gotta Do? Before Bourne became a full-time author she worked as a journalist and relationship advisor for TheSite.org, a charity-run website that helps 16-25-year-olds with the problems they face growing up. 

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Holly Bourne