Wodonga Artists

Girls Write Up Wodonga 2017 Artists

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Alice Chipkin

Alice is a writer and artist living in Melbourne. She is the co-creator of the graphic memoir Eyes Too Dry, released in April 2017. Her nonfiction and poetry has been published widely, including Archer Magazine, The Lifted Brow and Cordite Poetry Review. Alice works as an educator, running creative writing and drawing workshops for teenagers. Until recently, she was the Schools Program Producer at Express Media and has since begun her training as a secondary school teacher. In her spare time she sells books for Readings, enjoys taking film photographs (mostly of faces and trees) and has a penchant for power tools.

Winnie Dunn

Winnie is a Tongan writer from Mount Druitt in Western Sydney. Winnie is currently the manager of SWEATSHOP and has recently graduated from a Bachelor of Arts at Western Sydney University. Winnie’s work has been published in The Vocal, The Big Black Thing, Voiceworks and Griffith Review.

Lorin Elizabeth

Lorin is a spoken-word poet, teaching artist and feminist who co-founded the Enough Said poetry slam and is published in Going Down Swinging’s audio anthology. Lorin has toured the USA poetry slam circuit, featured at the Women of the World Poetry Slam in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and self-published an EP titled Poems.


Yasmine Lewis

Born and bred in Bankstown, Yasmine is a writer, performer,
spoken word artist, youth mentor and events coordinator. She began performing poetry in 2013 after attending Bankstown Poetry Slam. Since then, she’s become a state finalist in the national Australian Poetry Slam, toured internationally and co-directed two spoken word theatre shows. Currently, Yasmine is a mentor of Real Talk – an inter-school poetry program that uses spoken-word as a tool to discuss contemporary social issues and empower young people to use their voice in a positive way.

Molly Lukin

Molly is a poet, writer, editor and radio maker. She has self-published a chapbook of poetry called Intimacy and other bruises. Her poetry and other writing has appeared in The Lifted Brow Online, Fireflies, Scum Mag, The Suburban Review and elsewhere, and she has produced audio for The Stella Prize, All The Best, and 3CR. She is an editor at Brow Books, the publishing imprint of not-for-profit literary organisation TLB, and is Assistant Prize Manager at The Stella Prize.

Alana Schetzer

Alana is a freelance journalist and editor specialising in politics, social justice and Australian culture. She worked as a news journalist at The Age and now writes for publications including SBS, The Guardian, ABC, RendezView and many more. She is the co-founder of Women in Media and a federal delegate of the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance.


Alicia Sometimes 

Alicia Sometimes headshotAlicia is a writer, poet and broadcaster. She is a regular guest on ABC 774 and Radio National. She is part of The Outer Sanctum podcast, has appeared in ABC TV’s Sunday Arts and ABC News Breakfast and was a writer and director of the science–poetry show Elemental. Alicia co-edited and wrote for From the Outer: Footy Like You’ve Never Heard It and A Footy Girl’s Guide To the Stars of 2017.