Liminal Team

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Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Leah Jing McIntosh

Leah Jing McIntosh is a writer and photographer. She has just finished her Masters in English at University College London, completing a dissertation that considered Chinese-American poetry as a mode of resistance. Liminal is her own tiny act of resistance. 

Read Leah in conversation with Michelle Law, Lee Lai, Beverley Wang, Rachel Ang.

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@_leahleahleah
www.leahjing.com

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Designer & Spotlight CUrator

Mike Eleven

Mike Eleven is a designer, street painter and fine artist. Working with global clients such as Nike and Google, Mike has also been titled one of the 40 most iconic Melbourne street artists in the Thames & Hudson book, Melbourne Street Art Guide. He is also a big fan of comedy, soup noodles and small birds.

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@mike.eleven
www.mikeeleven.com

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Liminal Letters Director

Baya Ou Yang

Baya Ou Yang is a Marketing Communications student and former editor of Farrago, who enjoys telling stories and having conversations. Her recent hobby involves eagerly consuming anything that will help her better celebrate and understand her Asianness.

Read Baya in conversation with Shu-Ling Chua or Yen-Rong Wong.

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@bayaouyang

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Consulting Editor

Adolfo Aranjuez

Adolfo Aranjuez is editor of Metro, editor-in-chief of Archer, and a freelance writer, speaker and dancer. His nonfiction and poetry have appeared in Meanjin, Overland, Right Now, Peril and elsewhere, and he has worked with the Melbourne Writers Festival, Midsumma, the Melbourne International Film Festival and ABC TV, among others. Adolfo immigrated to Australia from the Philippines in 2003, aged fifteen.

Read Adolfo in conversation with Mama Alto, Yumi UmimuareRaina PetersonElizabeth Flux or Bobuq Sayed.

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www.adolfoaranjuez.com
@adolfo_ae

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Marketing Manager

Stephanie Bowie Liew

Stephanie Bowie Liew has worked in communications, marketing and media. She recently co-produced the independent musical Romeo Is Not The Only Fruit by Jean Tong (Poppy Seed Theatre Festival/Melbourne International Comedy Festival). She is interested in community engagement, the arts and especially food.

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@soyabeanbb
@did.u.eat

Playlist Curator

Non Chalant

Born in Sydney to Chinese and Lebanese parents, Non Chalant is a classically-trained musician turned producer. Under the name of Flower Boy 卓颖贤, she has performed in Sydney, as well as in Beijing and Shanghai.

Read Non in conversation with Yeo.

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@fl_owerboy

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Boundless Curator

Sumarlinah Raden Winoto

 

Interviewers

  Linh Nguyen   @linhtwittler   Our former deputy editor extraordinaire, Linh Nguyễn is a writer, editor and arts producer. She is the Program Coordinator of the  Emerging Writers’ Festival .   She studied Comparative Literature at Monash University, researching postcolonial and diasporic Vietnamese Literature.  Read Linh in conversation with    Phuong Ngo  or  Paul Catapang Podosky .

Linh Nguyen
@linhtwittler

Our former deputy editor extraordinaire, Linh Nguyễn is a writer, editor and arts producer. She is the Program Coordinator of the Emerging Writers’ Festival. She studied Comparative Literature at Monash University, researching postcolonial and diasporic Vietnamese Literature.

Read Linh in conversation with Phuong Ngo or Paul Catapang Podosky.

  Robert Wood   www.robertdwood.net   Robert Wood is interested in history, language, philosophy, nature and poetry. He is the author of  History & the Poet.  In 2018, he is an Emerging Critic with the  Sydney Review of Books  and the author of a food blog.  Read Robert in conversation with  Eileen Chong  or  Naomi Velaphi .

Robert Wood
www.robertdwood.net

Robert Wood is interested in history, language, philosophy, nature and poetry. He is the author of History & the Poet. In 2018, he is an Emerging Critic with the Sydney Review of Books and the author of a food blog.

Read Robert in conversation with Eileen Chong or Naomi Velaphi.

  Elizabeth Flux   @ElizabethFlux   Elizabeth Flux is a freelance writer and editor. In 2017, she was the recipient of a Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship, was a judge for the Scribe Prize, was the winner of the inaugural Feminartsy Fiction Prize, and her short story ‘One’s Company’ was selected for Best Australian Stories 2017.  Read Elizabeth in conversation with  Mindy Gill .

Elizabeth Flux
@ElizabethFlux

Elizabeth Flux is a freelance writer and editor. In 2017, she was the recipient of a Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship, was a judge for the Scribe Prize, was the winner of the inaugural Feminartsy Fiction Prize, and her short story ‘One’s Company’ was selected for Best Australian Stories 2017.

Read Elizabeth in conversation with Mindy Gill.

  Cher Tan   @mxcreant   Cher Tan is a freelance writer in Adelaide. She writes mostly on tech, identity, politics and culture. Her work has previously appeared in Kill Your Darlings, Right Now, The Lifted Brow, VICE, Catapult and Overland, amongst others.  Read Cher in conversation with  Haneen Martin.

Cher Tan
@mxcreant

Cher Tan is a freelance writer in Adelaide. She writes mostly on tech, identity, politics and culture. Her work has previously appeared in Kill Your Darlings, Right Now, The Lifted Brow, VICE, Catapult and Overland, amongst others.

Read Cher in conversation with Haneen Martin.

  Kamna Muddagouni   @kamnamm   Kamna is a lawyer, writer, communications adviser and podcaster. She has been published in  Daily Life, The Vocal, Junkee  and  Noisey . In 2016, she launched the podcast  Can U Not? with Brodie Lancaster. Kamna is also on the board of  Fair Agenda , a not for profit organisation campaigning for gender equality.  Read Kamna in conversation with  Tim Lo Surdo  or  Kish Lal .

Kamna Muddagouni
@kamnamm

Kamna is a lawyer, writer, communications adviser and podcaster. She has been published in Daily Life, The Vocal, Junkee and Noisey. In 2016, she launched the podcast Can U Not?with Brodie Lancaster. Kamna is also on the board of Fair Agenda, a not for profit organisation campaigning for gender equality.

Read Kamna in conversation with Tim Lo Surdo or Kish Lal.

  Whitney McIntosh   @whitmcintosh   Whitney is a writer and PhD candidate at Columbia University, New York. She studies the postmodern intellectual movement and its impact on democratic behaviour. She has been recently published in   Young Australians in International Affairs.    Read Whitney in conversation with  Rachel Tai.

Whitney McIntosh
@whitmcintosh

Whitney is a writer and PhD candidate at Columbia University, New York. She studies the postmodern intellectual movement and its impact on democratic behaviour. She has been recently published in Young Australians in International Affairs.

Read Whitney in conversation with Rachel Tai.

  Yeo    @snackswithyeo   Yeo is a musician from Melbourne who has independently released five full-length albums over a career spanning more than a decade. When his back isn't sore, he likes playing baseball, running and building bicycles.  Read Yeo in conversation with  Vivan Vo.

Yeo
@snackswithyeo

Yeo is a musician from Melbourne who has independently released five full-length albums over a career spanning more than a decade. When his back isn't sore, he likes playing baseball, running and building bicycles.

Read Yeo in conversation with Vivan Vo.

  Tara Kenny   @wordsbytara   Tara Kenny is a writer and editor whose work has been published in   The Guardian  ,   Overland  ,   The Lifted Brow  ,   Catalogue Magazine   and numerous other independent publications.  Read Tara in conversation with  Emma Do .

Tara Kenny
@wordsbytara

Tara Kenny is a writer and editor whose work has been published in The Guardian, Overland, The Lifted Brow, Catalogue Magazine and numerous other independent publications.

Read Tara in conversation with Emma Do.

  Amie Mai   @banh.memeee   Amie Mai is a maker, designer and sometimes shopgirl from Melbourne. She is currently working as an assistant designer for Melbourne womenswear label  RYDER .  Read Amie in conversation with  Vivienne La  or  Christina Luo .

Amie Mai
@banh.memeee

Amie Mai is a maker, designer and sometimes shopgirl from Melbourne. She is currently working as an assistant designer for Melbourne womenswear label RYDER.

Read Amie in conversation with Vivienne La or Christina Luo.

  Sophie Qin   @SophieQin_   Sophie is an international relations enthusiast, committed to advancing Australia’s engagement with Asia. She’s passionate about learning Indonesian and empowering Asian voices in the region.  Read Sophie in conversation with  Tara Kenny.

Sophie Qin
@SophieQin_

Sophie is an international relations enthusiast, committed to advancing Australia’s engagement with Asia. She’s passionate about learning Indonesian and empowering Asian voices in the region.

Read Sophie in conversation with Tara Kenny.

  Sophia Cai   @sophiatron   Sophia Cai is an emerging curator and arts writer with a particular interest in Asian art history as well as craft-based contemporary art practices. She completed her Masters in Art History at the Courtauld Institute, London in 2014. Sophia is currently the Public Programs Coordinator at the Australian Tapestry Workshop in Melbourne.  Read Sophia in conversation with  Jason Phu  or  Nikki Lam .

Sophia Cai
@sophiatron

Sophia Cai is an emerging curator and arts writer with a particular interest in Asian art history as well as craft-based contemporary art practices. She completed her Masters in Art History at the Courtauld Institute, London in 2014. Sophia is currently the Public Programs Coordinator at the Australian Tapestry Workshop in Melbourne.

Read Sophia in conversation with Jason Phu or Nikki Lam.