Bastian Fox Phelan is a writer, musician and zinemaker from Newcastle (Mulubinba). Bastian has been self-publishing their zines for 15 years. Bastian’s memoir writing and cultural commentary has been published in Meanjin, Junkee, The Lifted Brow, Runway, Scum and Tincture. Bastian was shortlisted for the 2017 Scribe Nonfiction Prize. Bastian will publish their first book, a memoir about hair and gender, with Giramondo in September 2020.