KYLA BAGNALL

WRITER & EDITOR
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Who Am I

 

Passionate and dedicated, I'm here to make a positive mark on the world with my writing, editing and design skills.

I love discovering how to best communicate information, and am highly confident with evolving technologies. As a creative problem-solver, I enjoy developing ideas as a team and working collaboratively to see them come to fruition.

WRITING
 
WRITER'S EDIT

I've been writing for online literary magazine, Writer's Edit, since 2015. The magazine covers everything you need to know about writing and the industry.

Read my articles here ->

PUBLISHED PIECES

Short memoir piece: "Asking After the Mentally Unwell"

Short non-fiction article: "How to Gain Writing Industry Experience"

Find in Kindling III ->

Short non-fiction article: "Unsolicited to Solicited"

Find in Kindling II ->

INDULGE MAGAZINE

In 2017 I wrote an art review of the gallery opening of "Small Windows" by talented international artist Regina Noakes.

Read it here ->

 
EXPERIENCE
2018-2020

Editor / Personal Assistant

ART AT HEART

Currently I work for visual artist Jacqueline Hill, providing range of of skills including editing & typesetting her books; copyrighting and designing for web, email and social media; and managing gallery events.

2015-2018

Writer / Head Writer

WRITER'S EDIT

I've worked with the editors at Writer's Edit, choosing pitching topical and relevant ideas and crafting them into an engaging, easy-to-digest articles for web reading.

2016

Marketing & Communications Intern

UPLIT

My intern with Brisbane Writers Festival team took place during their rebrand to Uplit. I researched and created copy for email newsletters and social media, and I contacted stakeholders to update databases.

2015

Editorial Intern

UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND PRESS

This internship gave me first-hand experience and understanding of the whole professional publishing process with both fiction and non-fiction. It was here that I found my passion for editing: structural, copy and proofreading. 

 
PORTFOLIO HIGHLIGHT
 
EDUCATION
2018

Graduate Diploma of Writing, Editing and Publishing

THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND

Editorial mentor for Jacaranda Press

Short non-fiction and short story copyeditor for Jacaranda Press

2013-2016

Bachelor of Creative Industries

Creative & Professional Writing

Interactive & Visual Design

QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

Graduated with Distinction

GPA 6.435

2007-2011

High School Diploma

WESTSIDE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE

English Extension top-student award

OP 3

PHOTOGRAPHY & ILLUSTRATION
 
Girl and Waterfall
Girl and Waterfall
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Daisy Fish
Daisy Fish
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Jellyfish
Jellyfish
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Red Shops
Red Shops
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Kimono Girl
Kimono Girl
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Angel
Angel
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Womb
Womb

Part of "I am Colour Red" series

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mushmoths
mushmoths
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Fading Beauty
Fading Beauty
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Blood Ties
Blood Ties

Part of "I am Colour Red" series

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Purity
Purity
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Red Berries
Red Berries
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