Contributors

Sophie Myers

Sophie Myers is a Masters of Writing student at Swinburne based in Brisbane. Her dream is to own a library large enough to justify a...

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Marnie Reid

Marnie Reid is an Associate Editor for Backstory journal and is in her last year of a Professional Writing and Editing course at...

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Anne Casey

Anne Casey is a writer, poet and lyricist. Her poems have been published in The Irish Times, Into the Void Magazine, Tales from the Forest,...

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Bill Cotter

Bill Cotter has been writing short stories and poetry for forty years, He has won a number of literary awards, including the poetry prize...

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Joe Bosa

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Jessica Forth

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Judy Rigby

Judy Rigby completed the Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing at the CAE in 2014 and is working on a number of fiction pieces...

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Amanda Pearson

Amanda (Pand) Pearson should complete her Masters of Arts in Writing at Swinburne in 2017. She holds a Diploma of Professional Writing and...

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Louise Hopewell

Louise is an Australian writer, poet and songwriter. Louise suffers from itchy feet and has lived and worked in Thailand, Japan and a...

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Chris Childs

Chris has a passion for writing 19th century Australian history. A BA in Psychology and MA in Biography & Life Writing have influenced...

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Janice Simpson

Janice Simpson is a part-time PhD candidate at RMIT University in the School of Media and Communication, who has completed her Confirmation...

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Professor Josie Arnold

Dr. Josie Arnold is Professor of Writing. She developed the MA(Writing) online course and the PhD by Artefact & Exegesis for creative...

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Dr Jacqueline Ross

Dr Jacqueline Ross is a widely published author of fiction and non-fiction. She has written for both children and adults. Jacqueline is...

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Clare Millar

Clare Millar studies creative writing / literature and professional writing / editing at Swinburne University. She’s part of the...

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Margaret Marchant

Margaret Marchant lives in Adelaide, South Australia and is currently studying for Masters of Arts (Writing) at Swinburne University. When...

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John Whitehall

John Frederick Whitehall suffers from chronic wanderlust. Treatment for this syndrome has taken him to over fifty countries but, as yet, a...

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Tamasine Loves

Tamasine Loves is a 23-year-old emerging writer from the Dandenong Ranges in Melbourne’s outer-east. Born into a book-loving family,...

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Kate Wann

Kate has a back ground in journalism and  in the health sector.  She has written for a health magazine  for 5 years before doing her...

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Arianne James

Arianne James is a writer of fiction and a lover of words, books, people, long conversations, eavesdropping, music, stars, cats and many...

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Vashti Farrer

Vashti Farrer has been an advertising copywriter, research librarian, encyclopaedia researcher, teacher creative writing, short story...

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Louise Wilson

After a multi-faceted career in finance and economics, Melbourne-based author Louise Wilson has returned to her teenage passion for...

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Christina Aitken

Christina Aitken was born in Tasmania, but has lived mostly in Victoria.  She is a social worker, mother of two, and emerging writer and...

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Duncan Richardson

Duncan Richardson is a writer of history, fiction, poetry and educational texts.  He is an amateur historian and keen to uncover the...

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MA Fox

MA Fox is an expat American editor and author living in Adelaide, South Australia. With a few short story publications under her belt, she...

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Helen F Miller

Helen F Miller’s philosophy is that story plants seeds that suggest another way of looking at life and is, therefore, instrumental in...

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Kirsty Seebeck

Kirsty Seebeck is a Masters student at Swinburne whose first published work is this one right here. Be kind – and if you can’t be, just...

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Rachael Palmer

Rachael Palmer is a student in Swinburne University of Technology’s writing program. She enjoys wine and novel pairing, writing and other...

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Eugen Bacon

Eugen Bacon MSc studied at Maritime Campus, Greenwich University, less than two minutes’ walk from The Royal Observatory of the Greenwich...

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Senaj Alijevski

Senaj Alijevski is a Sub-editor of Backstory journal and is studying Professional Writing and Editing at Swinburne University. She is a...

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Teuila Krause

Teuila Krause is a Sub-editor of Backstory journal and third year Professional Writing and Editing student at Swinburne. With a love of...

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