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; she is currently the 2023 Kat Muscat Fellow 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).

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