In My Voice [Day One: The Uni Writers’ Festival]

Day One of the Glass Magazine x UQ PubSoc Uni Writers’ Fest is upon us! After months of planning, chasing down unsuspecting uni creatives and collaborating on some fantastic projects, Glass is happy to finally bring you our dream event: a three day ode to the writers of UQ and QUT. You’ll hear from some of our many creative clubs and socs, many of our talented writers, songwriters and performers, and even our editors. Plus, join us on campus at UQ (Wed) and QUT (Thursday and Friday) for some socially-distanced fun.
Our first artist showcase comes from these four talented QUT writers, sharing pieces prepared in their mother tongues: Bengali, Mandarin, Farsi and Vietnamese. Grab a cup of tea, close your eyes and enjoy our first festival experience.


In My Voice
About the Artists:


Ramisa Raya 
Ramisa is a recent Law Graduate from QUT, but after recognising that her heart is in the humanities, she began a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Philosophy) with units in English and Sociology. She is an avid drinker of bubble tea, has a perchance for children’s television shows, loves coffee shop vibes, and can frequently be spotted acting like a tourist in her own city Brisbane. You are welcome to her hobbyist poetry project speak here:


Anahita Ebrahimi
Anahita is in her fifth year of a Law and Creative/Professional Writing degree at QUT and is currently Co-President of the QUT Literary Salon and editor elect of Glass Magazine. She loves coffee, fan-fiction & psychological thrillers. You can find her work at Glass, the QUT Literary Salon, and QUT’s Scratch That Magazine.


Persis Lok | (@writingsonawhim)
So tell us, they said. Everyone has a story.
I think of a girl, who dreams of flowers in her hair,  a fashion of passions.
flown across miles of oceans to hold a pen in her hand.

Persis Lok is an aspiring writer and poet from Singapore, who is passionate about the arts scene and media industries. As a Creative Writing student minoring in Journalism and Entertainment, she chose this path of study because she loves rhyme and rhythm, as well as alliteration and revelations. She recently completed her internship with Queensland Magazines and plans to soak up more of what Australia has to offer by exploring new roads and vintage thrift stores.


Deiu Linh (Lyn) | (@so.long.241)
Lyn is a Creative Industries student working as the International officee of the QUT Guild, as well as peer advisor of QUT student success group. Lyn has a great passion for music and story telling. She is inspired by travel and positive energy.


Cover artist: Katlin Litt | (@katlinlitt)
Katlin Litt is a Brisbane-based multidisciplinary artist in her third year of studying a Bachelor of Fine Art in Visual Art at QUT. Litt works predominately in soft sculptures, photography, and painting. Her work can be viewed as diaristic as it is based on personal experience with body-love, body-loathing, relationships, sexuality, gender, and bodily functions.

Ashleigh North
Ashleigh North

Ashleigh is a QUT law and creative writing student and 2020 QUT News Editor. In 2020, she founded and curated the Uni Writers Fest as a Glass editor, in collaboration with UQ Pub Soc. You can find her trialling new recipes or procrastinating over a half-drunk cap.

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