Is an avid theatre goer, reader, art gallery guide and museum enthusiast. She enjoys all aspects of theatre, from the deep and meaningful to the whimsical and kitsch. As lover of all things in the world of humanities, she is very proud of the vibrant art scene in Perth. It truly is an exciting place to be!
Vivienne Glance is a playwright, poet, performer and scholar. Her plays have been produced in Australia and overseas, and have been showcased at The International Playwriting Festival in London. Other plays have won prizes or been shortlisted in competitions. Vivienne works with Sudanese writer, Afeif Ismail, co-transcreating his plays into English, including the AWGIE nominated, The African Magician. Vivienne's poetry has appeared in literary journals and anthologies and she has won places and commendations in competitions. She has published two collections: The Softness of Water (Sunline Press) and A Simple Rain with photographer, Perdita Phillip (Lethologica Press). Vivienne has over two decades experience as a professional performer for stage, television and film. She has a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Western Australia where she is currently an Honorary Research Fellow. She has been a writer in residence with several organisations including the Djerassi Resident Artist Program in California, USA, and has been an invited guest at many writers festivals.
I am a twenty-something freelance writer who currently calls Melbourne home. I am an adorer of the arts, whether that be theatre, musicals, TV or film. I am an indie music addict and can usually be found on Netflix. I write about travel and Melbourne life on my blog, Hayley on Holiday. I have previously lived in Vancouver in Canada and live to travel. I am excited to explore Melbourne's entertainment scene with The Australia Times.
Lucas Di Quinzio
Lucas Di Quinzio completed a diploma of professional writing and editing at Box Hill TAFE in 2013. Afterwards, he and two classmates founded The Morning Bell, a literary journal for emerging writers. The Morning Bell has released two issues, maintains a blog and records a bi-weekly podcast.Lucas writes heavily about the entertainment industry, covering movies, music, games and comedy. He has written for a number of websites and magazines, including The Box, YAWP, Novastream, Mildred and Mondo Exploito. There’s even one of his quotes in the German Wikipedia entry about a Ugandan action movie. Earlier this year, Lucas had his debut book, A Day at the Park, published by Overdog Press. A Day at the Park is a twisted parody of children’s picture books that is currently free on Amazon (wink, nudge).
Elliott is a twenty-seven year old, Sydney-based author, who divides his time between a full-time uni degree, a job within the television industry and penning his next novel, the first of the 'Milan Milton' series. Elliott has been published in MoviePilot, Blue Crow Magazine, Vertigo, FilmInk, Writers Bloc, Pure Slush, The Independent Australian and now The Australia Times (as a regular contributor) for a broad array of work, including interviews, reviews and short stories. Elliott's novella, 'Hoi Polloi' has been published in August 2016, and is available as an E-Book: Excerpts of all of Elliott's work can be located on the facebook page listed below.
Is a writer, playwright, theatre reviewer and blogger who has published material on ArtsHub, Off the Wall Plays, Online Opinion, The Diplomat Flashpoints blog and, of course, The Australia Times. Revelly's plays have been performed by Theatre 451 and at Crash Test Drama, Sydney. She has just finished her first full length science fiction novel 'Pangaea' which she hopes to publish in the coming year.
Currently residing in Melbourne, Aleczander Gamboa is an aspiring journalist and a lover of anything that is fabulous. When hes not daydreaming about having an eat pray love moment or being the editor-in-chief of his own magazine, hes either consuming several cups of coffee to stay awake or traversing Melbournes vibrant theatre scene. He also writes for The F, The Trend Spotter and Couturing.
Shannyn Warren has grown up in Sydney with a love for travel, writing, film and theatre. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Communications in Media arts and Production from the University of Technology, Sydney in 2014. She is currently undergoing post graduate studies in creative writing and hopes to continue to write and engage in the evolving theatre scene of Sydney.
Alanah Parkin is a Melbourne-based writer and performer with an insatiable passion for theatre. Her thirst for the arts has enabled her to travel and perform across the world, from Europe to the U.S.A. Having completed VCE in 2014, Alanah is currently completing a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Melbourne, where she plans to major in English and Theatre Studies.
Sarah is an avid lover of books of most genres, including Sci-Fi and thriller. She also enjoys reading fantasy and memoir. She loves to write, both fiction and non-fiction and living in the lovely Williamstown in Melbourne always offer quiet places for her to read or to be inspired. Sarah has a Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing. Alongside her full-time job in insurance and working for TAT she is working on a few of her own novels and short story collections including her first memoir. Sarah is currently studying Bachelor of Professional and Creative Writing at Deakin University which will completed by mid 2019. She loves to travel and loves sharing her experiences with others and is always planning her next destination!
Bachelor of Arts Film and Theatre, Deakin University, Rusden, 1994. Master of Arts Writing and Literature, Deakin University, 2013. Graduate Certificate, Tesol, 2013. Studying Graduate Diploma, Counselling, and Phd preparation, Swinburne University.Published poet, Southerly, national Australian journal.Books written by D.S, Danielle Shelley Carr include Blood for St Valentine, Raiders of the Headland and other stories, Blom-A Woman's Journey, and Ellipse, a collection of her poetry, also translated into Swedish and becoming available in Stockholm Public Library.Completed thesis, Psychological Reflections on Post-Modernist Gothic Literature available at Deakin University library.Danielle has worked as an English as second language teacher at Deakin University.