Photo by Kate Lund
Photo by Kate Lund

Zenobia Frost is a writer and editor based in Brisbane, Australia. Her work can be found in Cordite, Scum, Overland, Meanjin and Contemporary Feminist Poetry. She won the 2018 Val Vallis Award for her poem, ‘Reality On-Demand‘.

Zenobia’s latest poetry collection, After the Demolition (Cordite Books) won the 2020 Wesley Michel Wright Award and was shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. Read more about it in LA Review of Books.

Through 2020–21, Zenobia produced Panacea Poets, Pick-n-Mix Poetry Zoom Workshops and the Arts Queensland Poets in (Digital) Residence Program for Queensland Poetry.

contact: zenobia.frost[at]gmail[dot]com

Recent publications



  • Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art: Assistant Editor, Digital, 2022–present; Acting Assistant Ed., 2021–22
  • Queensland Poetry: Marketing and Events Manager, 2020–21;
    Communications Coordinator, 2019; committee member, 2007–12
  • Stilts Journal: co-editor, 2018
  • Cordite Poetry Review: coordinating editor, 2012–2017
  • Woolf Pack: poetry editor, 2016–2018
  • Voiceworks Magazinepoetry editor/committee member, 2012–2014
  • Rave Magazine: arts editor, 2010–12

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