The Writer Sharing the Untold Stories of Female Climate Activists
Narratively contributor Jill L. Ferguson on her latest collaborative book, which covers Australian women’s role in the environmental movement.
Over the past decade and a half, Jill L. Ferguson has published 14 books. She works largely as a co-author, collaborating with authors and academics to write, edit, and publish books as a duo. Jill is the founder of Women’s Wellness Weekends, and also works as a writing coach, ghost writer and author. She frequently covers nature, women, and animals: In 2017, she wrote a story on black bears for Narratively.
Her latest book, The Advocates, which she co-authored with environmentalist Robyn Gulliver, tells the untold, behind-the-scenes stories of nine women fighting for climate justice in Australia. We sat down with Jill to talk about the co-authoring process and the importance of centering the everyday climate advocacy done by women. The book was published on July 2nd.
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