Lor is a Melbourne-based literary journal. Founded in 2015 under its former name Alien She Zine, Lor prioritises content by women and gender-diverse contributors. Lor celebrates collaboration and community both on- and offline via regular readings and events.

Featured by:
The National Library of Australia
The Emerging Writers Festival 2017
Jetstar Inflight Magazine 2017
Abbotsford Convent’s Open Spaces Festival 2016
Shabby Doll Reader 2016

Supported by:
RMIT Arts Link
The Urban Writing House
The non/fictionLab

Collaborated with:
LON Gallery
Brunswick SLSC

We would like to acknowledge that the majority of Lor’s content is created on stolen land and sovereignty was never ceded.


miamia2Mia-Francesca McAuslan is a writer and editor from Far North Queensland, based in Melbourne. She is a Creative Producer for the 2018 Emerging Writers Festival, and completing a Master of Arts Management at RMIT. She has interned with The Lifted Brow and studied writing in Paris, Melbourne and Montreal. Her writing has been shortlisted for The Overland VU Short Story Prize, and longlisted for The Richell Prize by Hachette Australia.
BackgroundRomy Durrant is a poet and editor based in Melbourne. Her work has been published in Cordite Poetry Review, Voiceworks, The Lifted Brow and Vice Australia. She has interned at Catalyst Magazine. She can be found on Instagram at @miseryclit.
loniloni2Loni Jeffs is a poet and editor currently completing a Masters of Art. She has been published on Frankie Online and in Catalyst Magazine. Loni currently interns with RMIT’s non/fictionLab and is a part of the 2018 KINGS Artist Run writing program. She is on Instagram @lon_temps