Griffith Review

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Text Publishing for Griffith University (Australia)
Publication history
2003 to present
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 1448-2924
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Griffith Review is a quarterly publication featuring essays, reportage, memoir, fiction, poetry and artwork from established and emerging writers and artists.[1] Each edition focuses on a contemporary theme, enabling pertinent issues to be aired and discussed in a public forum. The publication was founded in 2003.[2][3] It was founded and developed by Griffith University, and initially published by ABC Books.[4][5] In 2009, Text Publishing became the Review's publishing partner and distributor.[6]


  • 2007 Victorian Premier's Literary Award - Alfred Deakin Prize for an Essay Advancing Public Debate was awarded to Frank Moorhouse[7] for "The Writer in a time of terror", published in Griffith Review 14: The Trouble With Paradise
  • 2007 Walkley Award for Excellence in Journalism
    • Finalist for the Magazine Feature Writing category - Margaret Simons for her essay "Buried in the labyrinth", published in Griffith Review 16: Unintended Consequences
    • Winner for the Social Equity Journalism category - Frank Moorhouse for "The writer in a time of terror"
  • 2013 Walkley Award for Excellence in Journalism
    • Winner for the Coverage of Indigenous Affairs category[8] - Kathy Marks for her reportage piece "Channelling Mannalargenna", published in Griffith Review 39: Tasmania – The Tipping Point?
    • Winner for the Long Feature Writing category[9] - Melissa Lucashenko for her reportage piece "Sinking below sight", published in Griffith Review 41: Now We Are Ten
  • 2014 Human Rights Awards - journalist and editor Peter Mares was shortlisted for the Print and Online Award[10] for his piece "Refuge without work", published in Griffith Review 45: The Way We Work.[11][12][13]

See also


  1. ^ "Literary Magazines Australia". Australia Council for the Arts. Archived from the original on 21 August 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Griffith Review". Griffith Review. Retrieved 9 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Griffith Review". Text Publishing. 
  4. ^ Cica, Natasha (2003), "Griffith Review: Insecurity in the New World Order", The Sydney Morning Herald, 24 October 2003.
  5. ^ O'Grady, Stephen (8 January 2014). "Tribute to Dr Margaret Mittelheuser AM DUniv". Griffith University. Retrieved 2 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "Griffith Review and Text Publishing announce new literary partnership 07.04.2009". Text Publishing. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "The Alfred Deakin Prize for an Essay Advancing Public Debate: Winner 2007". State Library of Victoria. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "Walkley Award Winners: Kathy Marks". The Walkley Foundation. Retrieved 9 October 2014. 
  9. ^ "Walkley Award Winners: Melissa Lucashenko". The Walkley Foundation. Retrieved 9 October 2014. 
  10. ^ "Journalists shortlisted for Human Rights Awards". Australian Human Rights Commission. Retrieved 20 January 2015. 
  11. ^ "A revealed life: Australian writers and their journeys in memoir". National Library of Australia. Retrieved 9 October 2014. 
  12. ^ Moorhouse, Frank. "Pleasure dome in Paradise". The Courier Mail. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  13. ^ "About - Griffith Review". Griffith Review. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 

External links

  • Griffith Review website
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