Eleanor Jackson is a Filipino Australian poet, performer, arts producer and community radio broadcaster. She is the author of A Leaving (Vagabond Press) and her live album, One Night Wonders, is produced by Going Down Swinging.
Her poetry has been published widely, including in Overland Journal, Arc Poetry Magazine, Australian Poetry Journal, Bareknuckle Poet Annual Anthology, Going Down Swinging, Peril Magazine, Red Room Poetry, Scum Magazine and Cordite Poetry Review. Her audio work has been broadcast on ABC Radio National; FBI’s “All the Best”, RRR’s “Aural Text”, 3CR’s “Spoken Word”, SBS Filipino and the online poetry channel, “IndieFeed: Performance Poetry”. Her radio play, Agent Ion, was featured as a part of Radiotonic for ABC Radio National. In 2014-2015, she was Artist in Residence at La Boite Theatre in Brisbane. Eleanor is committed to developing and hosting events and experiences that showcase the diversity of both poetic language and writers and audiences. She is the producer of the Melbourne Poetry Map and a former Editor in Chief of Peril Magazine and former Board Member of Queensland Poetry Festival. She is currently Chair of Peril Magazine and Vice-Chair of The Stella Prize.
The Fair Play project, funded by Creative Victoria, is an equity and inclusion capacity building program for organisations that receive multi-year funding through Creative Victoria.
Little Lunch Online (LLOL) is a daily online meet up and creative exchange to support the Australian arts sector during the Corona Virus pandemic.
The Fair Play symposium will platform the knowledges, leading practices and lived experiences of First Nations, Disability, and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse creative practitioners.