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.

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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. Adolfo is a participant in the Midsumma Futures development program.

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 / Co-editor

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

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Bobuq Sayed | Deputy online editor / Co-editor

Bobuq Sayed is a writer, multi-media artist and community organiser of the Afghan diaspora. They are the founder of QTPoC activist collective Colour Tongues and their work is written, performed and exhibited in Melbourne and abroad.

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Lottie Turner | Content advisor

Lottie Turner is a Melbourne-based human-rights advocate, agitating for a health sector that’s responsive to and inclusive of diversity. She has been told her keen sartorial eye is representative of someone who’s never passive about what she does in the world.

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.

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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. Her sights are set on New York, where she hopes to move her ridiculous jacket collection with her, and pursue her dreams of dressing everyone in her life.

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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.

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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.

The Australian journal of sexual diversity.