University of Melbourne, Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing
First Class Honours: ‘Dangerous Writing’ (thesis)
Monash University, Honours Degree of Bachelor of Arts
First Class Honours: ‘Post-Apocalyptic Fiction’ (thesis)
Monash University, Bachelor of Arts
2017–present Toot Sweet Consulting
Technical Writer and Editor
Duties: Writing, structural editing, copyediting, proofreading and fact-checking technical and contract documents; scheduling and managing submissions as per the client contract. Includes tender submissions and projects in the construction and engineering industry.
Editor, Content and Engagement
Duties: Writing, structural editing, copyediting, proofreading, fact-checking and uploading website content; scheduling content as per client requirements; corresponding with stakeholders and content writers; testing the updated platform.
2015–2017 Ascension magazine
Duties: Writing, transcribing, copyediting, proofreading and fact-checking fiction, non-fiction and media releases to be published online; communicating with stakeholders and authors.
2014–2017 Claridge & Co. Digital Marketing Solutions
Website Content Development Manager
Duties: Structural editing, copyediting, proofreading, fact-checking and uploading of website copy, including business practice case studies; producing and editing copy for client blogs.
2016 National Young Writers’ Festival
Co-coordinator of Volunteers
Duties: Creating the volunteer schedule; updating the information pack; carrying out inductions and meetings with volunteers; liaising with festival managers and other staff; responding to general queries via phone call, email and face-to-face meetings.
2013–2016 Melbourne Books
Duties: Fact-checking, structural editing, copyediting and proofreading of fiction and non-fiction manuscripts of approx. 300 pages; editing manuscripts in InDesign; managing and editing the annual Award Winning Australian Writing anthology; communicating with authors; creating launch videos using Premiere Pro; managing AWAW’s social media.
2011–2014 Voiceworks magazine (Express Media)
Editorial Committee Member
Duties: Reading for selection; proofreading and copyediting; corresponding with authors; attending launches; creating launch media and video interviews for the blog using Premiere Pro; scheduling and writing blog content.
2011–2014 St Michael’s Grammar School, The Dragon magazine
Designer, Editor and Mentor
Duties: Proofreading and copyediting; creating the journal using InDesign; creating short promotional videos using Premiere Pro; mentoring students; attending launches.
2012 John Marsden Prize for Young Writers (Express Media)
Judge for short fiction and poetry
Duties: Reading submissions for selection; attending scheduled meetings.
2010–2012 antiTHESIS Volume 22: A University of Melbourne Graduate Journal
Editorial Committee Member
Duties: Reading submissions for selection; proofreading and copyediting; corresponding with authors; attending launches; creating the journal using InDesign; aiding with the symposium and trivia night fundraiser; managing the magazine’s social media presence.
Frequent participant at National Young Writers’ Festival, Melbourne Writers Festival, and other literary events; previously a volunteer at High Street Bells Choir, including social media management, photography and filmography; previously a volunteer at Conservation Volunteers Australia; and previously a volunteer copyeditor and proofreader at Greyhound Rescue Victoria.