Atkinson, Meera

Australia
Meera Atkinson is a Sydney-based writer. Her fiction, essays and poems have appeared in many publications including Heat, Salon.com and Griffith REVIEW. Meera has a B.A. in Communications from the University of Technology, Sydney and an M.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Queensland.

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  • Articles
    The western world has an enthusiasm for blondes that amounts to a cultural fetish. As a signifier the blonde is loaded: blondes have more fun, blondes are dumb, blondes are more sexually available, blondes are less capable, less serious, less complicated. The blonde is, in modern day patriarchy, often portrayed as the ideal woman. The Oxford Dictionary defines a Goddess as a female deity or...Read more