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Stefanie Markidis

Stefanie Markidis is a writer and researcher with an interest in embodiment and creative-critical practice. With a background in dance and journalism, her work has appeared in journals, magazines and on stage. Stefanie is completing a creative writing PhD at RMIT University, through which she is exploring various forms of life writing at the intersection …

Ecologies & Dialogues: A Recap of Docuverse 2018

On April 4th, Docuverse held their annual symposium on the topic of Expanding Documentary: Ecologies & Dialogues at RMIT University in Melbourne. Initially set for February 9th, the event was rescheduled due to Adrian Miles’ sudden passing earlier that week. The postponement allowed the inclusion of a commemoration, in which Docuverse invited fellow colleagues and …

The 2018 Lifted Brow & non/fictionLab Prize for Experimental Non-fiction

Supported by Copyright Agency, The Lifted Brow & RMIT non/fictionLab Prize for Experimental Non-fiction is an annual writing prize that aims to unearth new, audacious, authentic and/or inauthentic voices from both Australia and the world. The winner will receive AU$5000 and publication in Issue #39 of The Lifted Brow, which will be available September 2018. …

Stayci Taylor

Dr Stayci Taylor is an Industry Fellow with the Media program. While completing her PhD (2016) at RMIT she taught as a sessional, mostly into the Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing). Stayci won an RMIT prize for research excellence in 2017, and brings to her research a background in theatre and television, while maintaing an …

Ben Byrne

Ben Byrne is a scholar, musician and curator who explores sonic art, media and culture through technology, engaging the complexities of identity, media and environment. He is a Lecturer in Digital Media at RMIT University. He is also the founder and director of Avantwhatever.

Ronnie Scott

Dr Ronnie Scott is Lecturer in Creative Writing at RMIT. In 2007 he founded The Lifted Brow, an independent magazine that he edited and published for its first five years. He is a contributor to many local and international newspapers, journals and magazines, and writes frequently for ABC Radio National, Fairfax and the NGV.

Melbourne Visiting Poets Program co-presents David Stavanger

David Stavanger brought collegiality, wit and generosity to his Melbourne Visiting Poets Program residency in May. Based in the hinterland of northern NSW, David was selected from a national call-out for a regional resident in Summer 2017. He applied his experience as former co-director of the Queensland Poetry Festival to the curation of a collaborative live …