Joanna Gould is an arts manager who is currently based in Brooklyn working with Going Down Swinging in development. She has been working in the creative community in Australia for the last ten years and has a double major in History and Fine Art with a Masters of Art Curatorship. She has held roles as Curatorial Assistant for the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Festival Director of the Gertrude Street Projection Festival and was the previous General Manager of Going Down Swinging.
Megan Anderson is a Melbourne-based writer and editor specialising in arts, culture and development. She writes for publications such as The Saturday Paper, Al Jazeera, news.com.au and Junkee Media (Junkee, AWOL, The Cusp) and copywrites for international NGOs. She has performed creative work at Splinters, Newstead Short Story Tattoo and for The Suburban Review.
Online Editor – News and Features
Magenta is an editor, writer and comics enthusiast. She recently completed her honours thesis in creative writing and was awarded the Melbourne Writers Festival Creative Writing Prize. She also edits fiction for Voiceworks and spends most of her time trying to turn her perpetually shady verandah into a garden. You can follow her @magentasheridan on Instagram and Twitter.
Digital Marketing Intern
Matt is a writer and editor whose day job involves managing digital content. His first gig was editing the University of Auckland’s student rag, and in the many moons since he’s held various marketing, comms and editorial roles. His particular interests include mapping the evolving shape and scope of digital narratives, and hummus. His work has appeared in various publications and magazines, including Pantograph Punch, The Wireless and VICE.
Online Editor – Features and Community
Renata is a fiction writer, editor and lapsed zine-maker. She was the recipient of the Lord Mayor’s Creative Writing Award and has posted her zines to all corners of the earth. She is currently attempting to read everything on her bookshelf while she completes her master’s degree.
Georgia studied philosophy and literature before setting her sights on the lucrative field of publishing. Most recently she completed her masters in creative writing, exploring fairy tale adaptations as a means to express identity. She dabbles in writing, editing and drawing, has worked with publications from youth magazines to uni journals to litmags, and spends her time trying to adopt other people’s cats.
Hollen Singleton is a double agent intern, working at both Going Down Swinging and Meanjin. They are a Naarm-Melbourne based writer of fiction and poetry and their work can be found at Scum, Subbed In, Suburban Review and in at least one book of spells. They volunteer-write for Am-Unity and write copy for money. Their Twitter is @faceoddity.