Writing

Fellowships & Scholarships

2021 Kat Muscat Fellow

May-June 2021 Running Dog Micro-Resident

2020-21 Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellow

Runner up 2021 Kill Your Darlings New Critic Award

Highly Commended 2021 Peter Blazey Fellowship

Longlisted for 2020 Penguin Random House WriteNow Program

2019 Felix Meyer Scholarship

Prizes & Awards

Longlisted for 2020 Peach Mag Gold Poetry Prize (‘First Year After War’)

Shortlisted for 2020 Woollahra Digital Literary Award (‘Kin’)

Shortlisted for 2020 Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Writing (‘Conditioned Response’)

Semi-finalist for 2019 Boulevard Nonfiction Contest for Emerging Writers (‘Conditioned Response’)

Shortlisted for 2019 Deakin University Nonfiction Prize (‘A Teleology of Folding, and of Dying’)

Published Work

Essays:

‘Coming to Terms,’ Archer, issue 15, March 2021

Renters and the Right to Make a House a Home,’ Kill Your Darlings, 15 Feb 2021

Ordinary Objects,’ The Suburban Review, Dec 2020

‘Digital Intimacy and the Aestheticisation of Sound,’ Meanjin, Mar 2020

Swipe Right for Friendship,’ Kill Your Darlings, 10 Mar 2020

Kin,’ Kill Your Darlings, 2 Sep 2019

Such Dada, Much Wow,’ Going Down Swinging, 10 Dec 2018

‘Why is J-Law’s privacy worth more than Paris Hilton’s?’ Junkee.com, 5 Dec 2014

‘The Female Eunuch,’ Dialect, Oct 2014

‘Wax On, Wax Off,’ Lip Magazine, 15 Dec 2013

Reviews:

Admit the Joyous Passion of Revolt,’ Mascara Literary Review, 15 Sep 2021

The Cost of Looking Away,’ Kill Your Darlings, 19 Jul 2021

Case Notes,’ Cordite, 21 Jun 2021

Personally Inflected,’ a review of Autotheory As Feminist Practice, Australian Book Review, no 431, May 2021

Echoes,’ Mascara Literary Review, 23 Feb 2021

Metonyms for Home,’ Overland, 7 Oct 2020

Eight Readings of In the Dream House,’ Overland, 3 Jun 2020

Poetry:

‘total global collapse,’ Australian Poetry Journal, vol 11.1, 2021

natural sciences trivia,’ Cordite Poetry Review, GAME 01 Aug 2021

we repeat,’ Running Dog, 30 June 2021

[Trigger Warning],’ Cordite Poetry Review, 01 May 2021

‘lemma,’ Rabbit, vol 32, 2021

‘my fathers tell me of water,’ Meanjin, Mar 2021

500 words towards feeling, or: all my poems become war poems,’ Overland, 20 Nov 2020

First Year After War,’ Peach Mag, 16 Oct 2020

Krenuli Su Vuci,’ Cordite Poetry Review, 01 Oct 2020

‘every day a yesterday,’ Ulyanovsk Literary Tram, 7 Sep 2020

unutra,’ Australian Multilingual Writing Project, issue 4, 22 Jun 2020

‘my kinda woman,’ Gutter, issue 22, Aug 2020

Trusina, Bosna i Hercegovina,’ Stilts, vol 7, 30 Apr 2020

antinatalism in the anthropocene,’ Plumwood Mountain, vol 6.2, 31 Jul 2019

gore gore gore gore,’ Australian Multilingual Writing Project, issue 2, 6 May 2019

‘Gaj’s Latin Alphabet,’ Rabbit, vol 27, 2019

‘grammar,’ Australian Poetry Journal, vol 8.2, 2018

word of the day,’ Small Town Rejects, 21 Sep 2018

‘We are all so far away,’ Farrago 21 Mar 2016

‘desiderium,’ Kindling II, Writers Edit Press, Nov 2015

Fiction:

‘Vagina guinusia,’ SAND, issue 21, 2020

‘First Person Singulars Pretending at Plurality,’ Above Water, 7 Sep 2016

Festivals / Events

National Young Writers Festival, ‘English is Cancelled,’ 02 Oct & ‘The Writing’s on the Wall,’ 03 Oct 2021

Australian Association for Literary Translation, ‘Writing – Translation – Publishing: Literary Translation in Australia,’ poetry reading + discussion, 02 Oct 20201

Ace Week 2020, ‘What Begins with the Letter A?,’ 28 Oct 2020

Melbourne Spoken Word 2020, ‘30 Rabbits, 30 Poets,’ 05 Aug 2020

Digital Writers’ Festival 2019, Tiny Ghost Tiny Letter, 29 Oct 2019

Contact

dzenana.v[at]gmail[dot]com

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