Blog bio pic 2017Elise Janes is a writer, musician, and creative director. With a background in music she spent a rare career playing in orchestras and quartets, teaching astonishingly talented students, singing in vocal groups across Europe and North America, treading theatre boards around Australia, and writing, producing, directing and arranging all manner of works for all manner of audiences.

In 2014 she won a position in the national HARDCOPY program, funded by the Australian Council for the  Arts, with her novel, Vision, an adult dystopian thriller. She is currently completing the trilogy.

An eclectic at heart, Elise pursues her obsession with story into film, theatre, fashion, music, and forays into the blogging world. Her writing is influenced by her wide-ranging passions, wanderlust, fondness for aesthetics, and ongoing fascination with the hypocrisy of human nature.

Elise’s work has been featured on The CringeSoftcopy, and various literary journals.

Follow her on Instagram @elisejanes and Twitter @elise_janes.