Meet the Editorial Team

Editorial Team for Verandah 38 2023

Molly Lacey – Production Manager

Molly is studying a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Creative Writing and Children’s Literature and hopes to continue her studies post grad. In her spare time she writes fiction focusing on environmentalism, and creates watercolour illustrations.

Millie Paige – Secretary and Legal Manager

Millie loves all things literary. She spends her time reading about writing and writing about reading. She is in her third year of a Bachelor of Creative Writing and aspires to work in the publishing industry. Verandah 38 is a great avenue for her passion.

Pippa Buckley – Finance, Grants and Sponsorships Manager and Events Manager

Pippa is commencing her final year studying a Bachelor of Creative Writing. She is passionate about publishing and hopes to establish a career in the publishing industry focusing on fiction and journalistic writing that hopes to make a positive impact on readers. Pippa enjoys reading and writing in her spare time and is very excited to be helping create V38!

Tahlia Murphy – Social Media and Advertising Manager

Tahlia is currently majoring in Literature and Children’s Literature, after having completed honours in Professional and Creative writing. She is an aspiring fiction writer with one of her pieces published in Verandah’s 33rd volume, and also wishes to pursue a career in publishing as an editor.

Michele Douven – Submissions Manager

Michele Douven is a self-published novelist (as MJ Douven) currently studying a Bachelor of Creative Writing at Deakin University, with the goal of being employed in the publishing industry as an editor. She is passionate about everything to do with books and editing.