Gemma Killen – Commissioning editor

Gemma is a writer, editor and PhD candidate in gender studies at The Australian National University. Her writing focuses on the everyday minutiae of queer life, community and friendship. Her work has appeared in Growing Up Queer in Australia, Australian Feminist Studies, Autostraddle, Feminartsy and The Big Issue. When she’s not writing, she’s probably sewing or admiring some cats. 

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