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Esmé Louise James


Esmé Louise James is a PhD Candidate, TEDx Speaker and creator of the Kinky History TikTok account with over 3 million followers. She has produced a range of non-fiction articles for publications such as The Age, the ABC and The Conversation, as well as short stories and poetry for publications such as Hardie Grant Press and Archer. Esmé's book, Kinky History, was published by Pantera Press in Australia and TarcherPerigee worldwide. She received funding from Screen Australia's Every Voice initiative for the TikTok series SexTistics and was nominated for Best Digital Creator at the 2022 AACTA Awards. In 2023, Esmé was honoured with The University of Melbourne's Rising Star Award for Young Alumni.