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Jes  Layton

Jes Layton is a geek with a hat, who writes about, performs as, draws, and discusses queer-nerdy things. Born on Gulidjan land, now living on Wurundjeri, Jes is the Administration Officer for the UNESCO Melbourne City of Literature Office and the Communications and Administration Coordinator for Express Media. His written work often appears in The Victorian Writer, Reading Victoria, Junkee, and online (under several dozen pseudonyms). Jes was an Outstanding LGBTQIA+ Short Stories Award recipient in 2018 and her story ‘Chemical Expression’ is featured in Underdog: #LoveOzYA Short Stories (Nero Books, 2019).