Taylor Mitchell completed a Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced), majoring in Cultural Studies at the University of Melbourne in 2021. A journal article based on her thesis research is upcoming in Cultural Politics.

She also writes essays and fiction and was named runner up in the Kill Your Darlings 2022 New Critic Award.

E: taylormitchellau@gmail.com
Academic CV


‘The party for Crabs’, 2022: fiction published in Griffith Review

‘Feeling Through Blue’, 2022: fiction published in Overland, and shortlisted for the Southern Cross Short Story Competition 

‘Searching for Subversion in the Summer of Scam’, 2022 for Kill Your Darlings

‘The pseudo-sustainability of speculative aesthetics’, 2022 for Overland

‘The Cruel Optimism of Main Character Energy’, 2021 for Kill Your Darlings

The discomfort of everything’, 2022: screening for Dogmilk Films - Co-curator 

‘It would be a nice place’, 2022:  Environmental Film Festival Australia Exhibition (EFFA) in collaboration with SEVENTH Gallery and Australian Environments on Screen  -  Arts Program Manager

‘MAKESHIFT’, 2021: Environmental Film Festival Australia Exhibition (EFFA) in collaboration with RMIT - Arts Program Manager

‘Crisis, Reality, Ordinary’, 2020: screening for Dogmilk Films - Curator


(Upcoming) Mitchell, T. M. (2023). Surviving the Ordinary: Telling Stories of Endurance under Capitalism Detached from Neoliberal Narrativity. Cultural Politics 19(2).

‘emerging environments’, 2023: expanded research project and virtual exhibition as part of Australian Environments on Screen ( in development) - Research Assistant