Bastian Fox Phelan

Writer, zinemaker, musician, citizen scientist and keen rockpooler

Bastian Fox Phelan a writer, PhD student, zinemaker, musician, and citizen scientist with a keen interest in the intertidal zone. They are a PhD student at University of Newcastle, working on an eco-memoir of Mulubinba Newcastle. Bastian’s debut memoir about female facial hair, PCOS and gender identity is forthcoming from Giramondo. Bastian has been making zines and organising zine fairs since 2005. You can follow their rockpooling adventures on Instagram @rockpooling or on iNaturalist. Bastian lives on Awabakal land.