AUTHORA TEAM

Roger Patulny

Editor

Roger Patulny is a sociology academic from the University of Wollongong. He runs the Sydney-based Authora Australis writing group. He has published short stories in the The Suburban Review and the Stories of Hope and Imaginary Worlds collections, as well as poems in Cordite, the UK arts magazine Dwell Time, and the sociological fiction zine SOFI. Excerpts and links to Roger’s recent published creative works can be found here.

Carlo Caponecchia

Editor

Carlo is an academic and author based in Sydney's Inner West. His creative work has appeared in Dwell Time. @psycarlogy

Oormila Vijayakrishnan Prahlad

Editor

Oormila is a poet, artist,and improv pianist. She is a member of The North Shore Poetry Project. Her recent poems have been published in Neologism, Nine Muses, Uppagus, and over 30 other print and online literary journals and anthologies. She regularly exhibits her paintings at shows in Sydney. Oormila teaches art to primary school kids. Her published poems and artworks can be found here 

Michael Griffiths

Editorial Board Member

Michael is an academic in English Literatures at the University of Wollongong. He has published essays on literature, film and culture in Discourse, Continuum, Postmodern Culture, Australian Humanities Review and elsewhere. He wrote a book called The Distribution of Settlement: Appropriation and Refusal in Australian Literature and Culture which looks at non-Indigenous representations of Aboriginal people in Australian literature and Aboriginal literary responses to this legacy; it was published in 2018 by UWAP. He has written art criticism for Infinity's Kitchen  and Sculpture Magazine and published poetry in Mascara Literary Review, Paper Nautilus and the Rye Whiskey Review

Maggie Hensel-Brown

Editorial Board Member

Maggie Hensel-Brown is an emerging Australian artist. Her works combine historical textile techniques with contemporary storytelling, depicting anger, frustration, loneliness and small moments of joy. She has exhibited widely throughout Australia and the USA, highlights including Seeing Red at The Lockup art space NSW, and Lace: Not Lace at Hunterdon Art Museum NJ.

Clare Roche

Editorial Board Member

Clare Roche is a Sydney based writer, social worker and mental health advocate. Her writing predominately explores issues around social inequalities and health. Her poetry has been published by UK magazine Dwell Time.

Derek Patulny

Editorial Board Member

Derek is an experienced leader of English teachers. He has designed and implemented many literature-based courses. He has an Honours Degree in Latin and has studied Latin in Rome. He has a Masters Degree in English with a specialty in video. Derek currently teaches university students who are training to be English teachers. He is a writer who likes to innovate with form and style.

Lathalia Song

Editorial Board Member

Lathalia Song screenprints ink designs, small watercolours, and poetry for healing and meaning. Once revelling in perfectionist design as graphic artist in the 80’s and 90’s (see Linked In). Turned to figure and illustrative training. Finding freedom in the way nature makes her illustrations. Along the way making professional writing, editing and creative writing. Teaching young and young at heart at her own art school in the last decade, sharing the joy of art thinking and practice. See www.heffalumpdezign.com.au. Always grateful.

Tom Robinson

Editorial Board Member

Tom Robinson is a Sydney-based teacher and writer.  His work has appeared in Overland, The Big Issue and Andromeda Spaceways.

Patrick Mountford

Editorial Board Member

Patrick Mountford is a writer and English teacher. His short stories have won the DH Tribe Fiction Prize and the Henry Lawson Prize for Prose. He was shortlisted for the Wasafiri Prize in the UK. He has been published in the literary journals Southerly and Phoenix.

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