Elmira Cheung

Elmira is 21 years old, born and raised in Melbourne with a Hong Kong heritage. Her creative interests include graphic design, writing, painting and singing. She has completed a Diploma of Graphic Design, AMEB Grade 8 in singing and is currently working towards finishing a Bachelor in Fine Arts (Painting). In 2018 Elmira participated in the Express Media […]

Maddie Godfrey

Maddie Godfrey is a writer, poet and educator who aims to facilitate compassionate conversations about social issues. At 23, they have performed poetry at The Sydney Opera House, The Royal Albert Hall, St Paul’s Cathedral (London) and Glastonbury Festival (2017). Maddie’s publishing highlights include Westerly Magazine, Button Poetry, Scum Mag and Cordite Poetry Review. In […]

Jeanne Carlos

Jeanne Carlos (aka Jeanne Viray) is a Manila-born writer based in Melbourne. Her work has appeared in Voiceworks, DjedPress, F*EMSZINE, Monash University’s Verge: Uncanny, Lot’s Wife, and Incisors & Grinders. She is currently studying law and arts, and is working on more experimental writing and speculative fiction. She likes writing spec fic as a way to reflect (mostly) […]

Kiara Lindsay

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.  

Michael Sun

Michael Sun is a writer and designer who loves beautiful dogs and ugly fonts. Currently in his third year of a (too long) Media & Communications degree at the University of Sydney, he’s been published in Junkee, VICE, and Hello Mr, and he edited Honi Soit last year. You can probably find him still talking […]

Abigail Fisher

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 […]

Mira Schlosberg

Mira Schlosberg is an editor, writer and comics artist who makes work about queerness, spirituality and weird animals. They were a 2017 Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellow and have been published in The Lifted Brow, Seizure, Rabbit and Scum Mag, among others. Mira also edits comics for Scum Mag and subedits for Gusher.

Judy Turner

Judy Turner was an Express Media Board member from 2017 – 2020.

Bethany Atkinson-Quinton

Bethany Atkinson-Quinton is a broadcaster, producer, writer and educator based in Narrm (Melbourne). Beth’s work focuses on developing emerging artists, sparking conversation and producing work that centres community, art, identity and intersectional feminism. She creates audio documentaries for multiple broadcasters and podcasts including ABC Radio National, Triple R and All The Best, and is the former presenter […]

Eleni Hale

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 […]