It’s official: reading is cool again

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Andrea Simpson

A new study shows that half of Australian teens read for pleasure, and more than half hold a valid library card.

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The report reveals more adolescent females than adolescent males read for more than half an hour per day. Image via Shutterstock.

About the author

Andrea Simpson is ArtsHub's Feature Writer and Reviews Editor. Andrea is a Filipino-Australian writer with a love for diverse Australian stories. She is curious about all forms of art, though she has an especially keen interest in the publishing sector.

Andrea has had short stories published in various anthologies, and is currently working on her first novel.  

You can follow Andrea on Instagram @andi_jayyy