Nadia Bailey is a writer and freelance arts and culture journalist based in Sydney, Australia. She writes both longform and shortform reviews, essays, and opinion pieces, typically focusing on literature, art, music and film.
Nadia has worked on the editorial team of magazines such as Oyster magazine, Shop Til You Drop, Vogue Australia and Madison magazine, as well as online publications such as pagesdigital.com and ASOS Australia. In 2017, she joined the Sydney Writers’ Festival as Digital Marketing Coordinator, a role that she will return to for the 2018 season. Her writing has appeared in publications like Hello May magazine, The Lifted Brow, Cordite and more.
Nadia was the recipient of Express Media’s inaugural poetry mentorship with Dorothy Porter, the winner of the 2014 Adrien Abbott Poetry Prize, judged by Mark Tredinnick, and was awarded Highly Commended in the 2017 OutStanding short story competition.
Nadia has several pop culture-related books being released over the next twelve months by Smith Street Books, including The Book of Barb, a tribute to the beloved Stranger Things character, and a definitive round-up of history’s greatest friendships called The World’s Best BFFs. You can also follow her Tinyletter, Books & Beaches.
She has performed her work and spoken about her craft at festivals such as the Emerging Writers’ Festival and the National Young Writers’ Festival, and was part of Voiceworks‘ editorial committee for three years.
She is available for freelance editorial work and profile writing, as well as copywriting, subediting, ghostwriting, native content development and social media strategy.
Email Nadia on nadia at nadiabailey dot com.