This is Not Art

October 2, 2014

Writers' Other Jobs

A live Writer's Bloc session of Writers' Other Jobs - find out what strange, wonderful and mundane jobs these writers have done outside writing to bring in the bacon. Supported by ACT Writers Centre.


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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Duncan Felton

Sponsored by ACT Writers Centre

Duncan Felton is a Canberra-based editor and writer of anything. He's the founder of small indie publisher Grapple Publishing and one of the coordinators of Canberran literary collective Scissors Paper Pen. None of these things are sensible, so he works at a ...

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Josh Richards

Physicist, Explosives Engineer, Soldier, Comedian – one thing Josh Richards can never be accused of is being boring. He found his true calling in the Mars One project - an international organisation launching the first humans to Mars on a one-way ...

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Dave Warneke

Dave Warneke hosts, writes and produces his own live touring gameshow Facty Fact. Over the last 18 months the show has appeared at two Melbourne International Comedy Festivals, two Adelaide Fringe Festivals, Perth Fringe World and The Melbourne International Film ...

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Alan Vaarwerk

Alan Vaarwerk is a writer, editor and GIF enthusiast. His fiction and reviews have appeared in Griffith REVIEW, Stilts, Readings Monthly and ABR. He grew up in Grafton, grew up some more in Brisbane, and now lives in Melbourne, where he studies editing and ...

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Robert F. Coleman

Robert F. Coleman is Editorial Director and co-owner of The Thousands. He has written for The New York Times Magazine, Le Monde, The Age and Island. Robert is putting the finishing touches on his debut book, 'The Berlin Album'.

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