Adolfo Aranjuez

Adolfo Aranjuez is the editor of Metro, Australia’s oldest film and media periodical. He is also the subeditor of Screen Education magazine and a freelance writer, speaker and dancer. Previously, he was the editor of Award Winning Australian Writing, the deputy editor of Voiceworks and an in-house editor at Melbourne Books. Aranjuez has written for Right Now, The Lifted Brow, The Manila Review, Eureka Street, Going Down Swinging and Scum, among others. His novella Amadeo – a fictionalised account of his first year in Australia, after immigrating aged fifteen – was published by Garratt in 2014. He has done arts work, in an array of capacities, for Express Media, Emerging Writers’ Festival, National Young Writers’ Festival, Next Wave, Midsumma, Scribe, Meanjin, Ascension, The Channel, National Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasters’ Council, and various Victorian schools and city councils. In 2015, he was named one of Melbourne Writers Festival’s 30 under 30.

Appearing in these sessions

My Place In MelbourneMore
Protest & Persist: Changing MindsMore
Protest & Persist: Identity PoliticsMore
How I Came to AustraliaMore
Intergenerational WarfareMore

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25 August – 3 September