In her introduction, American author Ursula Le Guin argues that women writers see 'a rather different
world to men and describe it by rather different means.
Working within the parameters of the fantastic provides "a
rebel's mode" which enables women writers to "knock the
posts out from under the status quo".'Melbourne:Sybylla Press,1995
yGreen Monkey Dreams : StoriesIsobelle Carmody,
Ringwood:Viking,1996Z1937831996selected work short story young adult science fiction fantasy A collection of fourteen stories, within which are roads of paradox on which an angel might be a torturer, or a princess reject a prince to save a rooster. These are paths travelled by seekers of the difficult deepest truths; here a boy searches for his true name, a group of pilgrims is led by a song on an ancient journey and a beast discovers hope.Ringwood:Viking,1996