Jay Carmichael is a writer and editor. His first novel, Ironbark, was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Award for an Unpublished Manuscript in 2016. His writing has been published by beyondblue and appeared widely in print and online, including in Overland, The Guardian, SBS, and The Telling Tree project.
Jay lives and works in Melbourne.
Nevo is a Jewish, Queer, non-binary activist, public speaker and author of Finding Nevo, a memoir on gender transition. They run workshops and professional development in schools and workplaces around gender inclusivity. They have appeared on television, documentaries and radio discussing their complex relationship with gender.
Nevo is a contact point in the Jewish community for other children and families confronting issues of gender and sexuality in their own lives. They have appeared on SBS Insight, Hack Live, One Plus One, The Morning Show and have spoken at The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Writers Festival, and smaller festivals around the country.
Krissy Kneen is the award-winning author of memoir—Affection—and fiction: Wintering, An Uncertain Grace, Steeplechase, Triptych, The Adventures of Holly White and the Incredible Sex Machine, as well as the Thomas Shapcott Award-winning poetry collection Eating My Grandmother. She has written and directed broadcast documentaries for SBS and ABC Television.