Kiara Lindsay is a poet. She completed her Honours in Creative Writing at the University of Melbourne in 2017. In 2016, she founded Inhabit Journal, of which she is the co-editor. Kiara was the recipient of the H.B. Higgins Poetry Scholarship in 2018. You can find her work in Voiceworks, Marrickville Pause, Lor Journal and Rabbit.
Abigail Fisher (21) is an emerging writer, editor and translator based in Melbourne. She has work published in Voiceworks, Farrago, and a bunch of smaller publications including Eat If You’re Hungry zine. She is in the final year of a BA in Spanish and Creative Writing at Melbourne University and has intern, admin and media […]
Eleni Hale’s first novel Stone Girl will be published by Penguin Teen Readers in May, 2018. She was previously a reporter at the Herald Sun and has written for many print and online news publications. Her short story fig was published as part of the ABC’s In their branches project and she has received three Varuna awards and an Express Media mentorship with author Kirstie Brooks. She lives […]
Joe Toohey Joe was General Manager and CEO at Express Media from 2010-2013, where he led a restructure of the organisation, as well as introducing exciting new partnerships leading to a comprehensive program of literary and developmental offerings for young writers. He is the Executive Director at Regional Arts Victoria, and has been involved with […]
Frankie Hanman Siegersma was Express Media’s Communication and Administration Coordinator from 2018-2019. They are a radio producer, editor, poet and essayist living in Narrm (Melbourne) on Wurundjeri country. Work of theirs has been published in Cordite, Australian Poetry online, Suburban Review, Scum and Hunter Anthology of Contemporary Feminist Poetry.
Chloe Wilson is a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne. Her first collection, The Mermaid Problem, was published by the Australian Poetry Centre in 2010. Her poetry has appeared in The Age, Blue Dog, Wet Ink, Voiceworks and Going Down Swinging. In 2009 she won both the Poetry and Youth categories of the Lord Mayor’s Creative Writing Awards […]
Lili Wilkinson (former Voiceworks contributor and board member) is the author of several books including the young adult titles Scatterheart and Pink. First published at the age of 12, Lili was employed by the Centre for Youth Literature at the State Library of Victoria, where she managed Inside a Dog, a highly acclaimed all-about-books website for teenagers.
Richard Watts (former Artistic Director) is a Melbourne-based arts writer and broadcaster. In addition to being the Arts Editor at Arts Hub he presents the weekly program SmartArts on 3RRR. Richard has worked for a wide array of arts organisations, and has sat on numerous boards.
Laura Vitis (Voiceworks contributor) is a Criminology PhD candidate at Monash University . Her short stories have appeared in Voiceworks and Verge. In 2009 her story Picasso Boy was included in the Black Inc 2009 Best Australian Short Story Anthology and in 2011 she won the Short Story category of the Lord Mayor’s Creative Writing Awards with Donyale Runs a […]
Bel Schenk’s (former Artistic Director) poetry book Ambulances & Dreamers was published in 2008 by Wakefield Press. Bel is currently the Arts and Cultural Development Officer at Darebin City Council.