Leah Jing McIntosh is a writer & photographer from Melbourne. She has recently completed her Masters of English at University College London.
In late 2016, she founded Liminal magazine, an online space for the interrogation and exploration of the Asian-Australian identity, publishing long-form interviews and art. Through Liminal, she has worked with Multicultural Arts Victoria, The New York Times, Emerging Writers Festival, Digital Writers Festival, The National Gallery of Australia, The National Gallery of Victoria, Signal Arts; her work has been archived by the National Library of Australia, exhibited at No Vacancy, and recognised by Creative Victoria with a grant of $15,000 for Liminal projects in 2018. In December 2018, she will be launching the inaugural Liminal print edition.
In 2018, Leah received a Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship, to work on her forthcoming essay collection, From Below. This year she will also be joining the Emerging Cultural Leaders program at Footscray Community Arts Centre. In August, she joins the Goethe Institut as the Australian participant of the Feminist & Pop Culture Travel Intensive to Berlin. She is also one of four Victorian nominees for the 2019 Young Australian of the Year— read more at Books + Publishing.
Leah is currently open to commissions; if you'd like some portraits, or photographs for your event, please shoot her an email.