Alan Vaarwerk is Online Editor at Kill Your Darlings and editorial assistant for Readings Monthly. His writing has appeared in Griffith Review, Writers Bloc and Kill Your Darlings. He grew up in Grafton NSW, grew up some more in Brisbane, and now lives in Melbourne.
Alice Bishop’s first manuscript of short fiction, A Constant Hum was commended in the 2015 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards. She calls Christmas Hills home, and has been published in Meanjin, Southerly, Overland, Australian Book Review and The Griffith REVIEW – among others. Find her very small stories on Twitter: @BishopAlice.
Emily O’Grady is a writer from Brisbane. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in Westerly, The Lifted Brow, Mascara Literary Review, and Award Winning Australian Writing.
Emma Marie Jones is a Melbourne-based poet and writer. Her short fiction, poems and essays have appeared in Seizure, The Lifted Brow, Scum, Meanjin, SPOOK, Chart and elsewhere. In 2015 she was shortlisted for the Scribe Non-fiction Prize for Young Writers, and in 2016 she was longlisted for The Lifted Brow & RMIT non/fictionLab Prize for Experimental Non-fiction. In 2008 she listened to a lot of MGMT and took this selfie on a flip phone.
Kaitlyn Plyley is a Melbourne-based writer and performer whose work has been published by The Lifted Brow, VICE, The Suburban Review, Daily Life, and Seizure. Kaitlyn is the host of conversation podcast Just A Spoonful, in which she interviews other young people living with disability.