Alison Stieven-Taylor is an international photography journalist, curator, and award juror. For over a decade, Stieven-Taylor has written about photography and has strived to promote Australian photographers internationally. She has interviewed internationally renowned photographers such as Sebastian Salgado, Don McCullin, Susan Meiselas, Donna Ferrato, Paula Bronstein, and Paolo Pellegrin. Her writing has appeared in newspapers including The Guardian, The Australian, Australian Financial Review, and World Press Photo Witness. Stieven-Taylor is also the author of two non-fiction books.