Leah Jing McIntosh is a writer & photographer from Melbourne. This year, she is commencing her PhD in Cultural Studies at the University of Melbourne.

The founding editor of Liminal magazine, Leah has worked with The New York Times, the Emerging Writers Festival, Australian National University, 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 was selected by the Goethe Institut as the Australian delegate for a 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 has also been named as one of the 40 under 40 most influential Asian-Australians by Asialink.