Tag: Contributors

  • Shannon Blake

    Shannon Blake

    Shannon Blake was born in Leicester, England and now lives in Melbourne, Australia with one human, two cats and almost enough books. She is currently studying criminology and writes about history and folklore.

  • Srinjay Chakravarti

    Srinjay Chakravarti

    Srinjay Chakravarti is a writer and editor based in Salt Lake City, Calcutta, India. His creative writing has appeared in over 150 publications in 30-odd countries. He has won the Salt Literary Award and first prize ($7,500) in the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Memorial Poetry Competition 2007–08. Website: www.srinjaychakravarti.com.

  • Sophie G. Whiting

    Sophie G. Whiting

    Sophie G. Whiting is an award-winning author based in “Melbourne”. Through her stories and poetry, she aims to peel back the mundane to reveal life’s sinister absurdity. As a queer and chronically ill writer, her work also focuses on the dichotomy between a rich inner voice and worldly disconnection.

  • Daniela Abriola

    Daniela Abriola

    Daniela Abriola is studying both Creative Writing and Literature, and Professional Writing and Editing at Swinburne University. She is a passionate and aspiring novelist who believes that the real value of creative writing is the ability to provide an escape from the world around us.

  • Zoe Sorenson

    Zoe Sorenson

    Zoe Sorenson is currently a Media & Communications student at Swinburne University of Technology, majoring in both Professional Writing & Editing and Media Industries. She mostly writes creative non-fiction, focusing on her family and travels, and uses her writing as a way to keep records of her life experiences, both the mind-blowing and the mundane.

  • Kylie Hough

    Kylie Hough

    Kylie Hough studies Arts. In 2015 she received the Lucy Elizabeth Craigie Award, the Richard B Smith Memorial Prize and the Australian Federation of Graduate Women Inc. (AFGW) NSW (Armidale) UNE ARTS AWARD. A finalist in the Gertrude Stein Award in Fiction 2018, Kylie has written for several literary journals.

  • Mary Pomfret

    Mary Pomfret

    Mary Pomfret writes short stories and poems and her work has been published widely. Her debut novel ‘The Hard Seed ‘ was published in 2018. Mary lives and works in Bendigo, Australia. In 2016, La Trobe University awarded Mary a doctorate in English for her creative thesis on generational trauma.

  • Miles Boyle-Bryant

    Miles Boyle-Bryant

    I am a Melbourne-based writer approaching the end of a Media degree. Originally from the Northern Territory, I’ve always had a strong passion for writing about small towns and capturing unique lives in my short fiction.

  • Jane Downing

    Jane Downing

    Jane Downing’s stories and poems have been published around Australia and overseas, including in Griffith Review, Big Issue, Antipodes, Southerly, Westerly, Island, Overland, Meanjin, Canberra Times, Cordite, Best Australian Poems and previously in Other Terrain. In 2016 she was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize and in 2023 she won the AAALS (American Association of…

  • Deni Baxas

    Deni Baxas

    Deni Baxas is currently completing a Bachelor of Arts, with a major in Creative Writing and Literature and a minor in Criminology, at Swinburne University of Technology. From a young age, she was buried in fiction novels and has only recently discovered a passion for crime fiction and non-fiction and journalism, making her writing calibre…

  • Jessica Murdoch

    Jessica Murdoch

    Jessica is a writer, teacher and experienced list maker. She has spent almost a decade teaching primary age students and is passionate about all young people having access to critical literacy skills, opportunities to express themselves and quality representation in media. She enjoys reading, reviewing and collecting stories and she uses writing to help her figure…

  • Sam Huffer

    Sam Huffer

    Sam Huffer is an aspiring game developer and author studying Games and Interactivity / Computer Science with a minor in Creative Writing at Swinburne University. He enjoys fantasy and science fiction stories and worldbuilding, but never seems to have enough time catch up on all the books on his to-read list nor all the games…

  • Denise O’Hagan

    Denise has a background as an editor in commercial book publishing, manages Black Quill Press, and is Poetry Editor for Australia/New Zealand for The Blue Nib. Her poetry is published widely and has received numerous awards. Her debut poetry collection The Beating Heart will be published by Ginninderra Press later in 2020. Website: https://denise-ohagan.com/

  • Jane Frank

    Jane Frank is a Brisbane poet, originally from the Fraser Coast. Her latest chapbook is WIDE RIVER (Calanthe Press, 2020). Recently, her poems have appeared in Antipodes, Takahe, The Bengaluru Review, Cicerone Journal, The Blue Nib, Not Very Quiet and The Poets’ Republic. In 2020, she was Runner Up in the Wigtown Poetry Prize and…

  • Kiara Ash

    Kiara Ash

    Kiara Ash is a young and upcoming author who believes in exposing the truths and injustices in our society. Even though she never wanted to be a political writer, her passion to change wrongs by putting words on her page might cause her to be one. Whilst an activist in her writing, she prefers to…