“Knitting Day”

Title“Knitting Day”
Year for Search2018
AuthorsWinter, Jen
Secondary AuthorsRafael, Rivqa, and Roberts, Tansy Rayner (b. 1978)
Secondary TitleMother of Invention
Pagination269-82
Date Published2018
PublisherTwelfth Planet Press
Place PublishedYokine, WA, Australia
KeywordsAustralian author, Female author
Annotation

The story is set in a patriarchal dystopia in which women, and poor women in particular, are disparaged and end up working in the local factory building robots. The protagonist is one such woman, who had excelled in school but was expelled because, it was assumed, she cheated. In the factory some women form a support community that brings about some changes.

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Author Note

Australian female author

Full Text

2018 White, Jen. “Knitting Day.” Mother of Invention. Ed. Rivqa Rafael and Tansy Rayner Roberts (Yokine, WA, Australia: Twelfth Planet Press, 2018), 269-82. PSt

The story is set in a patriarchal dystopia in which women, and poor women in particular, are disparaged and end up working in the local factory building robots. The protagonist is one such woman, who had excelled in school but was expelled because, it was assumed, she cheated. In the factory some women form a support community that brings about some changes. Australian Female author.