Emily Maguire

Emily Maguire is the author of the novels The Gospel According to Luke and Taming the Beast, an international bestseller and finalist for the Dylan Thomas Prize and the Kathleen Mitchell Award.

Emily’s articles and essays on sex, religion, culture and literature have been published widely including in The Sydney Morning HeraldGriffith Review, The Financial Review, The Observer and The Age.

Emily’s latest book is Princesses and Pornstars: Sex, Power, Identity, an unashamed call-to-arms for young women to reject tired gender roles, fight for public equality and embrace private particularity.


Beyond the daydream, the reality

EssayTHANKS TO THE devotion of women's magazines and television cameras, the Mary Donaldson fairytale is well known: Tassie girl meets spunky prince in a Sydney bar, falls in love, has a makeover, becomes a princess and gives birth to...

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