This is Not Art

October 2, 2014

Dear Diary

Diary writing is an age-old tradition but what purpose do these scribblings serve? We find out with these brave souls willing to open up.


Sam Van Zweden

Sam Van Zweden reviews books for The Big Issue and Readings Monthly. She was an official Emerging Blogger for the Melbourne Writers’ Festival in 2012, and a blogging partner of Overland Poetry Festival in 2010 and 2011. She is the Online Editor for Writers ...

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Luke Ryan

Luke Ryan’s debut book, 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Chemo', was published by Affirm Press in 2014. He has written for The Vine, the Guardian, Smith Journal, Crikey, The Age and many more and is a member of The Lords of Luxury.

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Amy Gray

Amy Gray is a writer, op-ed columnist and failed hikikomorist from Melbourne, Australia. Her work has appeared in the Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Guardian, SBS, ABC, Lifted Brow and Kings Tribune and other places who will pay her in cigarettes.

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Georgina Chadderton

Georgina Chadderton is an Adelaide-based comics artist/writer. By day she works as a sound librarian at the ABC; by night she writes/draws/reads/breathes comics of all shapes and sizes. She co-runs a monthly comics sketch group called Comics with Friends and ...

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Lorin Elizabeth

Lorin Elizabeth is a spoken word poet and co-founder of the Enough Said poetry slam. She was a finalist at the 2013 Nimbin Performance Poetry World Cup. In 2013 Lorin was a performer and program coordinator for the first Word Travels Festival in Sydney.

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