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 651
Carlton South, VIC 3053

Amy Middleton - Archer Magazine

Amy Middleton | Founder + publisher

Amy is a Melbourne-based journalist and founder of Archer Magazine. Amy has written and edited for Australian Geographic, The Guardian, Rolling Stone, The Big Issue, Junkee, Meanjin, The Lifted Brow and more. In her spare time, she plays Aussie Rules football and collects interesting editions of Alice in Wonderland.

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Roz Bellamy | Editor-in-chief

Roz Bellamy is a Melbourne-based editor, writer and researcher. Their memoir, Mood, is forthcoming in 2023 with Wakefield Press. If you want to get conversation flowing with Roz, ask them about their rescue greyhounds.

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Alexis Desaulniers-Lea | Art & Design Curator

Alexis is a photographer, creative director, studio founder and image + design curator. Her work focuses on exploring and celebrating gender identity, sexuality, sensuality and expression through movement and character. With a passion for shared storytelling and connected collaboration she launched Cat Scratch Studio in November 2018, an artist-friendly studio space that provides creators, specifically women and gender diverse people, a space to delve into their creative ideas and bridge gaps between communities. For the last decade she has been the image and design curator for international print magazine Archer, which provides a print platform for lesser heard voices through stories and pictures, and most recently, an original content creator for Passionfruit Sensuality Shop, an online and brick and mortar shop with a focus on sex and pleasure education based in Fitzroy. She has been running her own photography business for the last six years based at Bighouse Arts in Coburg, taking portraits of those in arts and entertainment.

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Angela Iaria | Layout designer

Ange is graphic designer and all-round creative based in Naarm. She is obsessed with layout design and how we can use text and images to tell meaningful stories. She has previously worked with Dumbo Feather, Small Giants and The School of Life. When not working you will find her taking photos on her film camera, making collages or trying to re-create a bougie cocktail or two.

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Hailey Moroney | Image Curator and Digital Specialist

Hailey Moroney is a photographer, entrepreneur, and digital marketing specialist based in Naarm (Melbourne). Since 2018, Hailey has been on the design team at Archer Magazine, the world’s most inclusive publication about sexuality and gender, curating images and managing the magazine’s Instagram channel. Hailey runs Bedford Studios, a vintage and upcycling studio that is size and gender inclusive. Hailey’s interests include vintage cars, cowboy boots and her three-legged kitten, Puzzles.

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Alex Creece | Online editor

Alex Creece is a writer, poet, collage artist, and average kook living on Wadawurrung land. Along with working as an Online Editor for Archer Magazine, Alex tinkers with poems as the Production Editor for Cordite Poetry Review. Alex was awarded a Write-ability Fellowship in 2019 and a Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship in 2020. A sample of Alex's work was Highly Commended in the 2019 Next Chapter Scheme, and she was shortlisted for the Kat Muscat Fellowship in 2021. In 2022, a suite of Alex’s poems was shortlisted for the inaugural Born Writers Award.

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Dani Leever | Online editor

Dani Leever is a genderqueer editor and writer from Naarm. They're the Deputy Online Editor at Archer Magazine and a staff writer at MTV. They've been published in JUNKEE, Pedestrian.TV, SBS, Voiceworks, Scum Magazine, Broadsheet and more, and previously sat on the Voiceworks Editorial Committee. Outside writing and editing, Dani performs as a genderbending drag DJ called DJ Gay Dad - they're extremely passionate about finding a song to match the BPM of 'Untouched' by The Veronicas.

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.

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Dani Weber | Events producer

Dani Weber is known for their work as a queer performance artist and events producer for Archer Magazine. They are proud to have produced many launch events for new issues of the magazine since 2017, and also magazine stalls and panel discussions at events such as Peel Street Festival, Gaytimes and Melbourne Fashion Festival. Their writing is published in Issue #7 of Archer Magazine and also The Guardian, discussing non-binary identity and drag.

Sexuality - Gender - Identity