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Hot Desk Edition #1

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In this edition of the Next Big Thing, hear works-in-progress from our first group of Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellows – who’ve been working on their projects over the past ten weeks inside the Wheeler Centre.

Featuring

Mandy Beaumont

Mandy Beaumont teaches Creative Writing at Griffith University. She also works as a Union Official. Most recently Mandy was a finalist in the Newcastle Short Story Award and the Overland Fair Work Award. She also won the MOTH International Short Story Award. Mandy was guest Overland Fiction Editor f... Read more

Ana Maria Gomides

Ana Maria Gomides is a full time Beyoncé lover and cat mother. She moonlights as cunning sorceress, battling the evils of racism, sexism, homophobia and the stigma attached to mental illnesses with her black girl magic and the power of her words. She refuses to be silent and encourages others to do... Read more

Samantha Hill

Samantha Hill is a Melbourne-based playwright, actor, and teacher. She studied Creative Arts at the University of Melbourne/ VCA, Screenwriting at RMIT, and has a Masters of Teaching (Primary) from the University of Melbourne. Her plays include Merry Christmas, Bitches!, Little Moth and the Broken G... Read more

Khalid Warsame

Khalid Warsame is a writer, photographer, and arts producer who lives in Melbourne. His essays and fiction have appeared in the Lifted Brow, Overland, the Big Issue, Cordite Poetry Review, and LitHub. He has previously edited fiction for the Lifted Brow, worked as a creative producer at the Fo... Read more

Angelita Biscotti

Angelita Sofia Biscotti is a Spanish-Filipino-Australian fine-art model, photo artist and writer who used to publish work under the name Angela Serrano, and tweet as @angelita_serra. She was a 2017 Hot Desk Fellow at the Wheeler Centre. Her words have been published in Djed Press, Archer, The Lift... Read more

Mira Schlosberg

Mira Schlosberg is an editor, writer and comics artist who makes work about queerness, spirituality and weird animals and is currently the editor of Voiceworks. They were a 2017 Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellow and have been published in the Lifted Brow, Seizure, Rabbit and Scum Mag, among others. Mi... Read more

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The Moat

176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne Victoria 3000

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