Contributors

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 worked as a copywriter, research librarian, encyclopaedia researcher, creative writing tutor, short story judge,...

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Alex Miller

Backstory’s Issue Two will feature an interview with award winning author, Alex Miller. Alex Miller’s eleventh novel, Coal...

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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 fiction, poetry, history and educational texts. He is keen to uncover the hidden stories of Brisbane’s...

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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, MA, MSc, PhD, is a computer scientist mentally re-engineered into creative writing. She has sold many stories and articles,...

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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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Oscar O’Neill-Pugh

Oscar O’Neill-Pugh is a Sub-editor of Backstory journal. He has been writing stories and poetry for as long as he remembers....

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Ana-Teona Tinc

Ana-Teona Tinc is a Sub-editor of Backstory journal. She began writing ever since she gave up on a career in Science and Mathematics in her...

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Jac Mason

Jac Mason is a Sub-editor of Backstory journal. He is currently studying Professional Writing and Editing at Swinburne. He enjoys writing...

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Tina Tsironis

Tina Tsironis is a Sub-Editor of Backstory journal. A freelance writer in her final year studying Media and Communications at Swinburne...

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Andy Goss

Andy Goss is a Sub-editor of Backstory journal. Law school dropout, bookseller, computer programmer, advertorial writer, and now again a...

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Sarah Giles

Sarah Giles is a Sub-editor of Backstory journal. A student studying Professional Writing and Editing at Swinburne University, she was...

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Eloise Faichney

Eloise Faichney a PhD candidate in Creative Writing at Monash University in Australia. Her thesis investigates lacunae in the life...

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