Jessica Alice is a writer, broadcaster and artistic programmer.

She is the Program Manager of Melbourne Writers Festival, Deputy Chair of the Melbourne Festival Shadow Board, Chair of the Kat Muscat Fellowship Custodial Committee, a Board Member of SYN Media, and a member of the RMIT School of Creative Writing Programming Advisory Committee. Jessica was Co-Director of the National Young Writers’ Festival in 2014 & 15.

Jessica has just been named as one of 20 emerging arts leaders by the Australia Council for the Arts to take part in the 2018 Future Leaders Program.

Jessica’s writing and reviews have been published in The Guardian Australia, Metro Magazine, Overland, Junkee, VICE, The Lifted Brow, Spook, The Victorian Writer, Voiceworks, and Cordite Poetry Review, among others.

She has previously held positions as the Sex & Gender Columnist for Spook Magazine, the Poetry & Short Prose Editor of The Lifted Brow, Literature & Books Editor of Lip magazine, Deputy Online Editor for Kill Your Darlings, and Poetry Editor of Voiceworks.

Jessica was formerly the Marketing & Publicity Manager for Regional Arts Victoria.

Jessica was a presenter and producer of Women on the Line and Spoken Word for 3CR Melbourne, and was Radio Adelaide Breakfasts feminist insider.

She tweets @jessica_alice_. Contact via jessicaaliceau[@]gmail[.]com