Jes (22) is a geek with a hat; writing and discussing nerdy queer things in Melbourne. She is the Administration Officer for the City of literature office in Melbourne, an intern for Voiceworks, a freelancer, and a YA writer/advocate.Try as she might, she’s unable to keep her houseplants alive for very long. Send your condolence GIFs to @AGeekwithaHat

Her short story Airport Pick-up was published in Others: an Anthology of Creative Writing (2016).

Her nonfiction piece Fanfiction, Queerness, Love (or a lack thereof) was published in The Victorian Writer: Love Writing (2018)

Emerging Writers Festival (2016, 2017), Digital Writers Festival (2017) appearances. 

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When she’s not writing, Jes is reading, watching and listening to a variety of different podcasts, comic books, novels, TV shows and films. She is a fan of many things and has been a fanfiction author for more than a decade. Currently, she writes and reviews fanfiction for the CW cult TV show Supernatural as a way to indulge with other fans, writing free of the pressures of editing and publishing conventions. She writes under a pseudonym.