Category: Contributors

  • Isabella Tuccio

    Isabella Tuccio

    Isabella is a second-year student at Swinburne University, currently completing a Bachelor of Psychological Sciences, alongside Creative Writing and Literature. An avid reader and writer since she was small, Isabella has always found solace in the written word and catharsis in expressing herself through language and stories. She enjoys pairing her love of writing and…

  • Jack Morley

    Jack Morley

    Jack is studying for a Bachelor of Games and Interactivity at Swinburne University, Co-Majoring in Creative Writing. He has dyslexia but since childhood he has always loved writing. He wishes to write fiction which can inspire others the same way his favourite books and games inspired him. He enjoys Dungeons and Dragons and writing grand…

  • Mia Suda

    Mia Suda

    I am studying a Bachelor of Psychological Sciences with a second major in Creative Writing and Literature. I have always loved reading as a kid and even now, leading to a want to learn more about how to become a good writer and the techniques used by some of my favourite authors. I’ve studied at…

  • Ella O’Neill

    Ella O’Neill

    Ella O’Neill is Studying a Bachelor of Media and Communications at Swinburne University. She is 20 years old, and sometimes enjoys writing short stories.

  • Abhishek Udaykumar

    Abhishek Udaykumar

    Abhishek Udaykumar is a writer, filmmaker and painter. He graduated from Royal Holloway University of London with English and Creative Writing. His narratives reflect the human condition of rural and urban communities. He has been published in different literary journals, and has made thirteen films and several series of paintings.

  • Isabella Tuccio

    Isabella Tuccio

    Isabella is a second-year student at Swinburne University, currently completing a Bachelor of Psychological Sciences, alongside Creative Writing and Literature. An avid reader and writer since she was small, Isabella has always found solace in the written word and catharsis in expressing herself through language and stories. She enjoys pairing her love of writing and…

  • Vanity Conroy

    Vanity Conroy

    Vanity is a Swinburne student currently earning an Arts degree, majoring in Creative and Professional Writing with a minor in Editing. Vanity was raised by a single mother who encouraged reading and writing at every opportunity, leading to a lifelong passion and goals of becoming a published writer (look at me now, mum!). She is…

  • Ryan Bellingham

    Ryan Bellingham

    Ryan Bellingham is a final year Media and Communications student majoring in Journalism at Swinburne University. His interests include (but are not limited to): YouTube rabbit holes, the paranormal, local and international culture, hiking, investigative reporting, literature, and people. One day he will make a Substack where, should you wish, you can access more of…

  • Peter Dellolio

    Peter Dellolio

    Peter Dellolio was born 1956, in New York City. Peter has published his poetry, prose-poems, fiction, short plays, artwork, and critical essays in over 80 literary magazines, journals, and anthologies. His poetry collections include ‘A Box Of Crazy Toys,’ published 2018 by Xenos Books/Chelsea Editions; ‘Bloodstream Is An Illusion Of Rubies Counting Fireplaces’, published February…

  • Ib Svane

    Ib Svane

    Ib Svane was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was drafted to the Danish army at an age of eighteen and served in the United Nations forces in Cyprus. He has an academic education from the University of Copenhagen and Göteborg, Sweden, graduating with PhDs in zoology and marine biology. In 1998, he migrated to Australia…

  • Erin Jamieson

    Erin Jamieson

    Erin Jamieson (she/her) holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Miami University. Her writing has been published in over eighty literary magazines, including a Pushcart Prize nomination. She is the author of a poetry collection (Clothesline, 2023) and four poetry chapbooks. Her latest poetry chapbook, Fairytales, was published by Bottle Cap Press.

  • Cici Zhu

    Cici Zhu

    Growing up, Cici always struggled to figure out what she wanted to do. She had multiple interests that were vastly different, and found comfort in writing stories to help visualise what kind of person she wanted to be. After graduating with a degree in economics and international business, she went straight into the media industry…

  • Mickey Stosser

    Mickey Stosser

    Mickey is a trans, Autistic songwriter. Their art aims to give voice to the feelings that we didn’t know we had. They create music under the name Local Sweetheart (@localsweetheartmusic). Their intimate lyrics and atmospheric harmonies will remind you of voice notes from a friend.

  • Karla Whitmore

    Karla Whitmore

    The world is beset by destabilizing geopolitical and environmental issues.  These present a challenge, not only to comprehend and attempt to mitigate, but also to find hope for society as we know it.  Travelling through history is to navigate progress and catastrophe with an eye always on the future. Karla Whitmore lives in Sydney and…

  • Jena Woodhouse

    Jena Woodhouse

    Jena Woodhouse is a poet, translator and writer of fiction for children and adults. She has eleven book and chapbook publications, the most recent being, from the Picaro Poets series, Bitter Oranges: a memoir of Athens – a city where she lived and worked for more than ten years.