Clare Wright is an historian who has worked as a political speechwriter, university lecturer, historical consultant, and radio and television broadcaster. Her first book, Beyond the Ladies Lounge: Australia’s Female Publicans, garnered both critical and popular acclaim. Her groundbreaking second book, The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka, which took ten years to research and write, won the 2014 Stella Prize and has recently been published in a YA edition, We are the Rebels. Clare researched, wrote, and presented the ABC television documentaries Utopia Girls and The War that Changed Us.
Clare Wright’s trip is brought to you with the kind support of the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and the Embassy of Australia in Beijing.