About Archer

Archer Magazine is an award-winning print publication about sexuality, gender and identity. It is published twice-yearly in Melbourne, Australia, with a focus on lesser-heard voices and the uniqueness of our experiences.

Archer accepts story and photography pitches, see our guidelines for more info.

We also love feedback and discussion, so please keep in touch.

Archer Magazine
PO Box 321
Batman, VIC 3058

Archer editor Amy Middleton

Amy Middleton | Founding publisher

Amy is a Melbourne-based journalist and founding editor of Archer Magazine. Amy has written and edited for Australian Geographic, The Guardian, Rolling Stone, Daily Life, The Big Issue, The Bulletin, Junkee, Meanjin, The Lifted Brow and more. In her spare time, she plays AFL footy and collects interesting editions of Alice in Wonderland.

Adolfo Aranjuez, Archer Magazine

Adolfo Aranjuez | Editor-in-chief

Adolfo Aranjuez is the editor of Metro, Australia’s oldest film and media periodical; consulting editor of Liminal, a magazine of interviews with Asian-Australians; and a freelance writer, speaker and dancer. Adolfo’s nonfiction and poetry have appeared in Right Now, Overland, Meanjin, The Manila Review and Peril, among others, and he has edited for Voiceworks and Melbourne Books.

Alexis Desaulniers-Lea | Image editor

Alexis Desaulniers-Lea is a Melbourne-based photographer originally from Canada. Her clients have included the Rainbow Serpent Festival, Suicide Girls USA, RAW Artists Showcase International, and The Melbourne Cabaret Festival. Alexis’ images have featured in Beat, The Music, Freque Magazine and Archer. Alexis enjoys travelling, live music, burlesque, film and playing the piano.

Lucy Watson | Online editor

Lucy is a Sydney based writer, editor, PhD student, tutor and DJ. She has worked for publications including New Matilda, Same Same, The Brag, Dandy, and Honi Soit. She is completing her PhD at the University of Sydney, where she managed to turn her obsession with Miley Cyrus into something moderately academic.

Roz Bellamy | Deputy online editor

Roz Bellamy is a Melbourne-based writer, editor, educator, and a PhD student and casual academic at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society. Roz is a chai connoisseur who can connect all things back to bell hooks. They love to spend time with their wife pampering their two rescue greyhounds.

Greta Parry | Sub-editor

Greta is a Melbourne-based editor, writer and sometimes-photographer. She is former editor of Screen Education magazine, and currently splits her time between technical writing and personal projects. Greta is interested in sex and relationships, and especially how they manifest in popular film and TV, and she has written about such things in Metro, Spook, Screen Education and Filmme Fatales.

Dani Weber | Events coordinator

Dani Weber is an event organiser, workshop facilitator, and non-binary drag performer. They lived in San Francisco for 1.5yrs where they worked as an LGBT+ rights historical walking tour guide with Wild SF Tours. Since returning to Melbourne, they have performed at a variety of queer events including Midsumma Horizon, Honcho Disko and Oyster Club (Sydney). They co-produce the Cocoa Butter Club, a performance night for Indigenous and/or People of Colour, and run anti-cyberbullying workshops in schools with PROJECT ROCKIT.

Chris Bosevski, Archer Magazine layout designer

Christopher Bosevski | Layout designer

Christopher Bosevski is a Melbourne based graphic designer and all round hybrid creative. He has previously interned in fashion branding, PR and at Garage Magazine. When he’s not freelancing, styling shoots or teaching his two dogs how to tango, you can find him trekking up country in his favourite short shorts or pulling beers at your friendly neighbourhood pub.

Hayley Moroney, Archer Magazine

Hailey Moroney | Image Assistant

Hailey is a Melbourne-based photographer and stylist who loves to shoot on film and volunteer at op-shops to support her vintage addiction.

Dani Leever Archer Magazine

Dani Leever | Online editorial assistant

Dani Leever is a Melbourne-based writer, film producer, PR maven, jewellery maker and unicorn. They have written for lip mag, VICE, Broadsheet and Blaire Magazine, and volunteered with SYN Radio and Cherchez La Femme. When they aren't juggling three hundred jobs and four thousand internships, they listen to vinyl records and try to find a way to communicate with their cat, Alfie.

Marika Fengler, Archer Magazine

Marika Fengler | PR + Funding manager

Marika Fengler is a PR professional with a passion for social justice and bringing important issues into the public domain. Marika currently works for a homelessness organisation, runs an unusual pet portrait business called 'We Are Family' with her husband, and volunteers as an English tutor for refugees and migrants. She has a sausage dog and bulldog, and enjoys local wrestling.

Sexuality - Gender - Identity