Marian Edmunds is a creative writer, journalist and copywriter blogging here for her fifth year. After pitching at 2011 Perfect Pitch at Byron Bay Writers’ Festival, Marian’s novel Sapphire Day is being considered by publishers. Her story A Blue, Blue Sky appears in the City Pick New York literary travel anthology published in October 2011 alongside stories and excerpts by F.Scott Fitzgerald, Jonathan Franzen and many more. She is co-author and publisher of Navigational Tips For Living . She writes in leading newspapers including the Financial Times where she was on staff for 15 years, and works in a charming old office in Murwillumbah.
Jeanti St Clair is a Journalism and Media Lecturer at Southern Cross University and is working with a team of students to post to the blog. She is a mighty roller derby competitor too.
This year’s Southern Cross University blogging team includes: Marnie Johnston, Aaron Monopoli, Emily Handley, Ajita Cannings, Rebecca Brown, Blair Casey, Margot Laidley-Scott, David Wilton, Thomas Weir, Michelle Sim, Rachel Pierssene, Callan Brunsdon, Kristie Yates, Kiera Patrick, Skye Prescott and Justin Fenwick.
Bloggers who have contributed over previous years and whose names appear in the archive of posts here.
Josephine Mooney, Amelia Turner, Natalee Riedel, Brigette Lucas, Gabby Watson, Paul Steiner, Jennifer Ferguson, Max Quinn, Alex Workman and Justin Fenwick.
Richelle Buckingham, Ryan Butler.
Hannah Brooks is a freelance journalist based in Byron Bay. She has written for newspapers and magazines including The Courier Mail, Oyster, Frankie, Yen and Dazed & Confused and is a regular contributor to VICE, Triple J Magazine and music websites Mess + Noise and Noisey. She has also worked on numerous documentaries for VICE’s online TV station vbs.tv.