JAMES GOLDSWORTHY is a writer, producer, publisher, host, and arts professional. Originally from New Zealand's North Island, James relocated with family at a young age to Queensland, Australia, where he currently lives, and where he completed a BFA in Creative & Professional Writing, at the Queensland University of Technology.
James' work has been featured in a variety of local and international publications, and he has appeared by invitation in numerous guest roles on local panels, podcasts, and at related events.
James is the editor, producer, PASPublisher and host to PASTEL Magazine, a pop culture-referential literary ‘zine showcasing local and global prose, poetry, music and visual art. In 2018, he joined the 4ZZZ Zed Digital Network, co-hosting spin-off show, “PAZZZTEL”.
In 2019, James produced “Stiletto Relief”, a performance-based fundraiser in support of de-homed artists gravely affected by the Vulture St unit fires, in Brisbane’s West End. His dedication to uplifting his community and up-skilling emerging artists has seen James collaborate with Here We Queer, The Russo Test, Vivienne Coburn’s Canon Ball, and Ruckus Youth.
James aspires to T-bone the avenues of slam poetry and pop culture, and continues to do so via the age-old entertainment tropes of reality television, brought to life on-stage.
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