about

Leah Jing McIntosh is a writer & photographer from Melbourne. The founding editor of Liminal magazine, she has worked with The New York Times, the Emerging Writers Festival, Australian National University, the National Gallery of Australia, amongst other organisations, to promote the work of Asian-Australian creatives. Read a profile on her work on i-D mag or Splice Newsroom.

She has been a Wheeler Centre Hot Desk fellow, an FCAC Emerging Cultural Leader, a participant in the Signal Young Creatives Lab; in 2018, she joined the Goethe Institut as the Australian participant of the Feminist & Pop Culture Travel Intensive to Berlin. This year, she is part of the Malthouse’s Vanguard program.

In 2019, Leah is one of four Victorian nominees for the 2019 Young Australian of the Year—as announced by Books + Publishing. She is also commencing her PhD in Cultural Studies at the University of Melbourne.

 

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