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Having left her hometown of Darwin as soon as she finished school, Jess Ong studied and worked in Brisbane before moving to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. She begrudgingly returned to Darwin four years ago, but now relishes it. Jess is the creative producer of SPUN, a live storytelling night in Darwin, and host of its podcast. She also works as a communications manager in the private sector and moonlights in the world of freelance.

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Acknowledgment of Country

The Wheeler Centre acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the traditional owners of the land on which we work. We pay our respects to the people of the Kulin Nation and all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders, past and present.