A gathering of my experiences and Internet scatterings.
📝 Creative Writing Dear Damsels (online) - Poetry - December 2022 - flash fiction
Snowflake Magazine, Issue 3 (print) - A Feather Upon His Lips - August 2022 - flash fiction
Lucent Dreaming, Issue 9 (print and online) - Sirena - April 2021 - flash fiction
Dear Damsels (online) -  Return to Hyrule - April 2021- creative non-fiction
📰 Journalism The Unedit (online) - 12 Days of Period Positivity (2018), Be My Galentine (2019), Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves (2019), features articles
The Guardian Ltd, Tanzania: 50+ articles and features on arts and culture, environment, travel
The Phnom Penh Post: news and features articles for three issues
The Jakarta Post: profiles, literary and film reviews, features on travel, art and design, and popular culture. Initiated city goings-on column for Weekender, the Post’s lifestyle magazine.
Million Dollar Mom - profile on author Rebecca James
Turning the Page on the Asian Mystique - challenging stereotypes of Asian women
Write your own happy endings - feature on fanfiction in Jakarta 💻 Blogs Medium - posts about the Primadonna Prize, coding, pop culture, motherhood
Pop Culture Playpen - an ode to pop culture I founded and collaborated on with friends
Apocalypse Book - a mission to read 268 must-reads before the world ends. Includes guest blogs from Melvin Burgess, Patrick Neate and Betty Birney.
Sara Veal - a collection of my writing between 2004-2010 🎓 Education / Training Happiness Facilitation | The Museum of Happiness | 2022
Personal Essays | Arvon (bursary) | 2022
Screenwriting | Arvon (bursary) | 2019
Starting to Write | Arvon (bursary) | 2018
Web Development | Makers Academy, Thoughtworks Women in Tech scholarship | 2017
Mums in Technology | 2016
MA Southeast Asia Studies | The School of Oriental and African Studies | 2009
BA Social Anthropology and Southeast Asian Studies | The School of Oriental and African Studies | 2007
💼 Work History Uplift Games, 2022-present: Workplace Experience Manager
Salon London/Also Festival, 2020-2021: copywriting, content for social media channels
Primadonna Prize, 2019-2021: administration, anonymising entries, liaising with entrants
Failbetter Games, 2020-2021: copywriting, content strategy, press releases, outreach for a traineeship in games writing for Black creatives
Clean Prose, 2019-2020: copywriting, content strategy, arranged masterclasses and workshops led by writers, created and promoted literary events
Primo Toys, 2018-2019: content strategy, copywriting
OWN IT!, 2018: content strategy, press releases
Harlequin, 2014-2015: content strategy, blogs
Atlantic Books, 2011-2014: content strategy, blogs
The Jakarta Post, 2009-2010: sub-editing
Heat magazine, 2008: wrote short reviews
Silverdart Ltd, 2008: copywriting, commissioning articles, content strategy
Amnesty International, 2007-2008: press monitoring, editing reports, writing newsletters
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