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 an editor and writer based in Melbourne/Naarm. 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.

Pip Grylls

Editorial Intern

Pip Grylls is a writer, creative producer and editor living in Naarm on unceded Wurundjeri land. Pip is an Editorial Committee member of Voiceworks, makes a monthly writers’ resource called outbox and was previously Digital Producer of the Emerging Writers’ Festival. They write about bodies, environments and cyberspace in Scum mag, Voiceworks and – most often – the pits of their computer. They are always trying to get nearer to the wild heart.

Liam Diviney

Editorial Intern

Liam Diviney (he/him) is a Sydney-based Dungeon Master and recovering retail employee raised on Darkinyung land. He is interested in collaborative storytelling and apologising to his fictional characters. His words have appeared in Overland literary journal online, VerveZine, and FLASHFICTION. Liam can be found as @jam.diet on Instagram.

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. 

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.