Imagine: A Journal of Student Writing from Geelong

About Us

Words@Deakin is a group of Deakin University students in Literary Studies and Creative Writing at the Waurn Ponds campus, working together with two staff members, Dr Maria Takolander and Professor David McCooey.

In 2013, we are:

EDITORS

Mitch Cunningham is a writer, performer and PHD Candidate from Geelong. Mitch's story 'Laika' was shortlisted for the 2011 John Marsden Prize for Young Fiction, and his work has appeared in VoiceworksVerandahWindmills and Ekleksographia. Mitch has also worked alongside Courthouse Arts, Playwriting Australia, SUB and Please Welcome Gallery.

Claire Duffy is a PhD candidate at Deakin University, Geelong. She is interested in the transformative power of humour in feminist literature. She views writing as a powerful tool for voicing that which is not obvious, and that which is not easy—a catalyst for understanding. HecateSwampVerandahAntiTHESIS, and In Stead have published her short stories.

Jo Langdon is currently completing postgraduate studies at Deakin University, Geelong. She writes short fiction and poetry, and is the author of a chapbook of poems, Snowline (Whitmore Press, 2012).

Jonathon Lawrence is a third year creative writing student at Deakin University. Imagine is his first outing as an editor, and next year he will be continuing the trend after acquiring a spot on theVerandah 28 editing team. He enjoys deconstructive storytelling and Japanese food, and hopes to one day own a kea farm in New Zealand.

Alyson Miller teaches literary studies at Deakin University, Geelong. She recently completed a PhD in scandalous literature and is a co-editor of Deakin’s literary zine, Windmills. Her poetry and short fiction has been published in Famous Reporter, Staples, and Groundworks.

Autumn Royal is a poet and PhD candidate in literary studies at Deakin University, Geelong. Autumn’s poetry and prose has appeared in or are forthcoming in AntipodesCapsuleWindmills and Verity La.

 

ILLUSTRATOR

Sarah Allen spends her time finding new and inventive ways to destroy her iPhone. Most recently she let her iPhone go swimming in a bowl of minestrone soup. Inevitably proving the iPhone is resilient to soup. She is currently studying an Arts degree, but spends way too much time testing the warranty of her iPhone ...


The 2012 Editorial Team:

EDITORS

Mitch Cunningham

Claire Duffy

Jo Langdon

Jonathan Lawrence

Alyson Miller

Autumn Royal

ILLUSTRATORS

Sarah Allen

Kathryn Rowan

 

The 2011 Editorial Team:

EDITORS

Mitch Cunningham 

Claire Duffy 

Jo Langdon 

Alyson Miller 

Jessica Walter

Bianca Weller

ILLUSTRATORS

Sarah Allen 

Jamie King-Holden 

Kathryn Rowan 


Words@Deakin, in addition to managing the Imagine project, is involved in a number of other activities, including the literary zine Windmills.

More information on past Words@Deakin events and projects

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15th October 2013