Else Fitzgerald is the non/fictionLab coordinator.
Else is an Arts Programmer with many years experience working in the Australian literary sector. She was previously the Program Manager for the Emerging Writers’ Festival and Melbourne Knowledge Week, and has worked with various literary organisations including Melbourne Writers Festival and Writers Victoria. Else has experience judging literary awards, including the Victorian Premiers Award for an Unpublished Manuscript, the Richell Prize and the Monash Prize.
She has chaired panels at EWF, Blak & Bright, Clunes Booktown Festival, Inside the Publishing House, and has performed her work at numerous events.
Her writing has appeared in various places including Meanjin, Australian Book Review, The Suburban Review, Offset, and Award Winning Australian Writing. Her work has been recognised in prizes including the Grace Marion Wilson Prize, the Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize, the Lord Mayor’s Creative Writing Awards and the Fair Australia Prize.