Our Staff

Joanna Gould

Development Manager

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.

Magenta Sheridan

Editor

Magenta is an editor, arts manager, writer and comics enthusiast. She has the pleasure of daylighting as the Administration & Operations Coordinator at Next Wave. She runs creative writing workshops all over Melbourne, has also edited fiction for Voiceworks and won the Melbourne Writers Festival Creative Writing prize in 2017.

Georgia Coldebella

Online Editor, News and Features

Georgia is a Melbourne-based editor and writer. She holds a masters in creative writing, editing and publishing, and has a particular interest in the retelling and reinterpretation of stories. Her work can be found in Antithesis Journal, Seizure and elsewhere around the internet.

Hollen Singleton

Online Editor, Features and Community

Hollen’s fiction, nonfiction and poetry has appeared in Spike (Meanjin), Scum, Ibis House, and elsewhere. They are a PhD candidate at RMIT.

Wai Mun Mah

Marketing Manager

Wai Mun Mah is a writer, editor, community manager and digital marketer based out of Melbourne/Naarm. Her work has appeared in Express Media, tenderness lit, Porridge Magazine and Pidgeonholes. Before joining the literary world, she was a copywriter at a superfund and a digital strategist, community manager and scriptwriter at an animation studio. She is currently studying a Masters of Writing and Publishing at RMIT. 

Angelica Clunes

General Manager

Angelica is a creative producer, general manager and artistic director who has worked with a range of leading arts organisations. She is interested in new writing, feminist dramaturgy and diversity in creative leadership. Angelica is currently studying towards her Masters in Directing at VCA.

Jacqui Hagen

Digital Developer

Jacqui Hagen is Going Down Swinging’s Digital Developer. Jacqui has worked across digital and print publishing for the past decade, writing and editing publications for Thames and Hudson, The Field Institute, and Studio Propeller. Jacqui has worked in communications and design roles for numerous arts and environmental organisations, as well as managing projects that assist communities transition to renewable energy across Australia. Having worked extensively in web design, Jacqui enjoys exploring new and interesting ways of publishing literary content online in her role with Going Down Swinging.