Today the Spanish Civil War is remembered through writers like George Orwell and Ernest Hemingway. Anna Funder and Sarah Watling join Sian Cain to explore the stories of the courageous women who have been written out of this history.
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Anna Funder is the author of international bestsellers Stasiland and All That I Am, which have been published in more than 24 countries, and the novella The Girl with the Dogs. Her books have won multiple literary awards, including the Samuel Johnson Prize for Stasiland and the Miles Franklin for All That I Am. Her most recent book is Wifedom.
Sarah Watling was the 2016 winner of the Tony Lothian Prize for best first uncommissioned biography for Noble Savages. She holds a degree in history from the University of Cambridge and a master’s degree in historical research from the University of London. Tomorrow Perhaps The Future is her second book.
Sian Cain is deputy culture editor for Guardian Australia. She is a former literary journalist at the Guardian in London and has interviewed the likes of George Saunders, Neil Gaiman and Sally Rooney. She also previously worked at CNN and the ABC. She has judged the Gordon Burn prize and the Royal Society of Literature's Encore award.