Episode Ten: Leah Jing

December 9, 2018

Shining bright or burning out? Writer and photographer Leah Jing joins us to discuss the challenges of being a young creative, authenticity in photography, and the burden of ‘rep sweats’.

Links to topics discussed:

Shout out to:

  • Co–Star Horoscope App – a hyper-specific astrology site (that even hooks up star-crossed lovers)
  • Anelise Chen’s auto-fiction novel So Many Olympic Exertions
  • Axiomatic by Maria Tumarkin, winner of the 2018 Melbourne Prize for Literature Best Writing Award
  • Mariko and Jillian Tamaki’s graphic novel Skim

Leah Jing is a writer & photographer from Melbourne. In 2016, she founded Liminal magazine, an online space for the interrogation and exploration of the Asian-Australian identity, publishing long-form interviews and art.

In 2018, Leah received a Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship and took part in the Emerging Cultural Leaders program at Footscray Community Arts Centre. She co-curates Comic Sans, a contemporary serialised Australian comics anthology founded with artist Rachel Ang, and is guest-editing the fourth issue of Pencilled In.