17 February 2017

Jes Layton

Jes is a geek with a hat, who writes about, draws, and discusses queer-nerdy things. Born on Gulidjan land, now living on Wurundjeri, Jes is the Administration Officer for the UNESCO Melbourne City of Literature Office, a writer, cosplayer, freelancer and artist.

His work has been published in The Victorian Writer, Reading Victoria, Junkee, and online (under several dozen pseudonyms). Jes was an Outstanding LGBTQIA+ Short Stories Award recipient in 2018 and her short story Chemical Expression will be featured in Underdog:#LoveOzYA Short Stories releasing in March (2019).