About Zoya Patel

Zoya Patel is the award-winning author of No Country Woman, a memoir of race, religion and feminism. She is also the founder of feminist literary organisation, Feminartsy. Zoya has won numerous awards for her writing and editing, and has been published widely, including in the Australian Financial Review, ABC, SBS, Junkee, Overland, Meanjin, Sydney Morning Herald and more. She is a 2019 judge for the Stella Prize, and is the inaugural ACT Stella Schools Ambassador.

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Is it just me, or is there a serious lack of etiquette from passengers on the light rail?
For the first time since its launch, I've started travelling on the light rail each day, zipping down Northbourne from Watson to the city for work. I have to admit that as one of the lucky Canberrans for whom the light rail is in my local area, I'm quite enjoying the convenience of the tram (although I still have to...