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 ongoing professional practice as a screenwriter, script editor and story consultant. She has published on screenwriting practice, script development, gender, comedy, creative writing, celebrity studies and digital media in books and journals including TEXT, New Writing and Senses of Cinema. In 2017 she was co-editor of two special journal issues, including one on script development for the Journal of Screenwriting. Stayci was a regular contributor to the Grain of Truth podcast, and plays ukulele in musical comedy trio Queen Beaver. She is working with fellow non/fictionLabbers on a range of projects, including the Symphony of Awkward, which investigates the performance culture around childhood and teenage diaries.