Online Editor Veronica Sullivan is a writer, editor and bookseller, and 2014 Stella Count coordinator with the Stella Prize. She was Creative Producer with the 2014 Emerging Writers’ Festival and a Digital Reporter for the 2013 Melbourne Writers Festival. She also edits for Farrago magazine and antiTHESIS journal, and has written for Lip and Kanyezine. She tweets @veronicaahhh.
Books Columnist Carody Culver is a Brisbane-based writer, editor and bookseller. She’s contributed to Junkee, Kill Your Darlings and Books+Publishing, and writes regularly for Peppermint, where she’s also Assistant Editor. She has a PhD in cookbooks and owns a embarrassing number of recipes. She resides in digital form at carodyculver.com and sometimes remembers to tweet from @carodyc.
Music Columnist Chad Parkhill is a Melbourne-based writer and editor. In addition to his work for Killings, he has been published in The Australian, Hide & Seek, Junkee, The Lifted Brow (for whom he writes a column about booze), Lonely Planet, Meanjin, and The Quietus. He was the Festival Manager for the 2013 National Young Writers' Festival. His website is chadparkhill.com
Connor Tomas O'Brien
Technology Columnist Connor Tomas O'Brien is a writer and web designer interested in the culture and philosophy of technological change. Connor is the co-director of the Digital Writers' Festival, co-founder of ebookstore platform Tomely, tweets as @mrconnorobrien, and has constructed his digital nest over at connortomas.com
Danielle Binks is a book reviewer on her personal blog Alpha Reader, with a particular interest in children’s and young adult literature. She is also Digital Editor at Spinifex Press, and a writer who has featured in Voiceworks. She completed Professional Writing & Editing studies at RMIT in 2009 and is currently working on her first novel – a contemporary Australian novel for young adult readers. Tweet her @danielle_binks
Pop Culture Columnist Julia Tulloh is a Melbourne-based writer interested in pop music, feminism, television, celebrity and fan culture, and Westerns. She is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne, writing about gender, myth and emotion in Cormac McCarthy's fiction. Her website is juliatulloh.com
Film Columnist Rochelle Siemienowicz is a writer, film critic and former editor at the AFI | AACTA. She has a PhD in Australian cinema and was the long-time film editor for The Big Issue. She currently reports for Screen Hub, reviews for SBS Film online, very occasionally blogs at It’s Better in the Dark, and is currently working on her first novel, which has nothing at all to do with movies. Tweet her @Milan2Pinsk
Stephanie Van Schilt
Television Columnist Stephanie Van Schilt is co-editor of The Lifted Brow, a freelance writer and pop culture enthusiast. She has contributed to the likes of Junkee, Crikey, Cineaste and ABC Radio National. In an average week, she’ll spend more time watching television than sleeping (many, many more hours). Tweet her @steph_adele
Editor Brigid Mullane is a bookseller. She has worked with the Melbourne Writers Festival, Emerging Writers’ Festival and the National Young Writers Festival. She is a recent graduate of Masters of Publishing and Communications at Melbourne University.
This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.