13 January 2021

Magenta Sheridan

Magenta (she/her) is an arts manager, editor and writer who is passionate about centring and advocating for writers, particularly emerging and experimental writers. She prioritises diversity, inclusion and accessibility in her work, creating and supporting opportunities for writers to learn and develop their practice.
Magenta is also the Editor at Going Down Swinging where she oversees the artistic program, working with writers, artists and creatives to publish compelling and playful new work across multiple platforms. She has tutored at Express Media, facilitating creative writing workshops for young people across Melbourne, including for the Hachette Australia Prize and State Library Victoria Story Camp. She has previously been on the editorial committee at Voiceworks and was awarded the Melbourne Writers Festival Creative Writing Prize in 2017.