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Excuse Me! Infinite Conversations at the National Gallery of Australia 10 September 2018.

What #WhitenessToldMe SBS Life. 23 May 2018 

“It’s just a dress”: when westerners love our culture, but hate us SBS Life. 4 May 2018.

I'm Done Looking Up at the Busts of Dead White Men: wielding the power of photography as an artist of colour SBS Life. 17 April 2018.

Q&A with William Yang. Archer magazine Issue #10.   

'From Selfish to Selfless Love: Sam Voutas's King of Peking (2016) and Art in the Third Space' Metro magazine Issue #196. 

'A Third Space' Introduction, A Third Space Vol. I

'Liminalities' Liminal Magazine 2017. 

From Physical to Figurative Prisons: Writing the Chinese-American Body Out of Confinement in Contemporary American Poetry (2016) Master of Arts, University College London, Thesis in English: Issues in Modern Culture.

'The Stuff of Collective Dreams': The David Foster Wallace Character in Contemporary American Literature (2014) Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Monash University, Thesis in Literary Studies.


'Daisy' (2017) — Voiceworks #109, 'Sprawl'

'Sun-Warm' (2017) - Pencilled In #2, 'The Suburbs' 

'At Sea' (2016) Voiceworks #107, 'Relic' 

'Tiny Mountains' (2015) — Shortlisted and published in the UCL Publishers' Prize Collection. 

'A Kind of Care' (2015) — Metaphorical Fruit Zine, #3

'Wading Pool' (2014) — WinnerMonash Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing: Highest Placed Monash University Student. Published in Award Winning Australian Writing (2014) and Verge (2014). 


L I M I N A L magazine

A Conversation with Beverley Wang I speak to Beverley about journalism, the process of creating a podcast, & race relations in Australia today

A Conversation with Lee Lai I talk to Lee about depicting race, white-passing privilege, and 'queering ethnicity'. 

A Conversation with James Robinson I speak to James about tokenisation in the Australian fashion industry, 'white-passing', and creating worlds which transcend oppression. 

A Conversation with Adolfo Aranjuez I talk to Adolfo about his experience as an ‘invisible migrant’, navigating the Melbourne queer community, dance and mental health.

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'The Next Big Thing' Reading for The Wheeler Centre, 2018
Reading 'The Grand Canyon and Other Chasms', an essay created during my Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship.

'Keep the Fire Burning' Panelist at National Gallery of Victoria, 2018. 
It’s one thing to have a passion project, but when you’re not getting paid and trying to juggle other commitments, how do you keep that passion alive?

'Visible' Panelist at Human Rights Arts and Film Festival, 2018.
An open-circle discussion about diversity in the Arts and the challenges women of colour have getting their work seen.  

IMAGE:POWER at Footscray Community Arts Centre, 2018
What does a decolonised visual culture look like? What exactly does decolonisation in art mean? 

'In Conversation with Savanhdary Vongpoothorn', National Gallery of Australia, 2018. 
Lao-Australian artist Savanhdary Vongpoothorn in conversation with Leah Jing.

Cosmopolitan Possibilities Panel at The Institute of Postcolonial Studies, 2018.
Prompted by their recent discovery of a multicultural literature archive at Deakin University, cultural studies academics come together with artists to explore how art and ‘the digital’ can be used to find new points of connection between diasporic narratives.

SIGNAL X LIMINAL Emerging Writers Festival workshop, 2018
A workshop for visual storytelling, led with writer and performer Adolfo Aranjuez

Closed Forum for Women and Non-Binary Writers for the Emerging Writers Festival, 2018. 
Presentation at the EWF Closing Night, 2018. 

'A Platform of One's Own', Digital Writers Festival, 2017. 
Carving out a space of your own within the digital stratosphere, and the challenges and possibilities of the medium