In conversation with Zenobia Frost

What Will Be Worn


Melissa Fagan

Cinema A, GoMA

Culture/Social Equity / History/War Stories / Home/Family/Childhood / Relationships

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#Performances


#About the event


#Writer

Melissa Fagan

Melissa Fagan

Melissa Fagan is a writer and editor based in Brisbane, where she also teaches and lectures in creative writing courses at the University of Queensland and QUT. Her fiction and nonfiction have been published in Overland, Kill Your Darlings, Meanjin, QWeekend, and others.

At various times throughout her life (but mostly pre-21st century) she has worked as a receptionist, data entry clerk, call centre operator, market research telephonist and editorial assistant. She has also taught swimming and horse-riding and led tours through South East Asia.

In 2018 she started a practice-led PhD in travel writing with Curtin University and the University of Aberdeen.

#Chair

Zenobia Frost

Zenobia Frost

Zenobia Frost is an award-winning poet from Brisbane and a co-editor with Stilts Poetry Journal. Her work has appeared in Overland, Cordite, ABR’s States of Poetry, The Lifted Brow, Scum and Contemporary Feminist Poetry.  She was recently shortlisted for the Red Room Poetry Fellowship and Overland Judith Wright Prize, while her first collection, Salt and Bone, was shortlisted for the 2013 Thomas Shapcott Prize.

Zenobia is a Master’s candidate at QUT, writing on the poetics of sharehousing in Brisbane. A Queensland Writers Fellowship supports her work through 2018.


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