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Best of 2023 in Australian Reading

Best of 2023 in Australian Reading

Alex Gerrans, Rosie Ofori Ward, Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen, Imogen Dewey, Alex Gerrans, Rosie Ofori Ward, Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen, Imogen Dewey
Four of Meanjin's finest book critics look back on their favourite reading of 2023 ...
A mute voice has no echo.

A mute voice has no echo.

Esther Anatolitis
This is why we champion tenacious work. This is why we’re here together ...
Apply for the Meanjin InPlace Autumn Residency

Apply for the Meanjin InPlace Autumn Residency

Applications close at noon AEDT on Monday 11 March ...
Interior view of River Bend House with a view of trees out the window.

Announcing the Meanjin InPlace Residencies

Meanjin and InPlace announce an exciting new partnership! Read on— ...
Welcome, Eli McLean: Meanjin's new Production Editor

Welcome, Eli McLean: Meanjin’s new Production Editor

The Meanjin team
Eli joins us on Monday 26 February—just ahead of print deadline! ...
Are you subscribed to our Daily Reading?

Are you subscribed to our Daily Reading?

The Meanjin team
Your 7:00am Meanjin Daily Reading emails return on Monday 29 January 2024 ...
Meanjin farewells Deputy Editor Tess Smurthwaite

Meanjin farewells Deputy Editor Tess Smurthwaite

Esther Anatolitis
After seven extraordinary years, we wish Tess all the very best ...
Poets Correspond

Poets Correspond

Andy Jackson and Tim Loveday
Reliefs Jarad Bruinstroop UQP, 2023 Dear Andy, A poet mate tells me that when he started writing, all he wanted to be was a romantic poet. The kind who lulls on about sunshine and first kisses. Those expansions and contractions ...
Ethically bound: Palestine, Israel and the prospect of peace

Ethically bound: Palestine, Israel and the prospect of peace

Mohamad Tabbaa
How do we bear witness to the truth of this moment? As violence and tensions escalate in the holy land, it’s easy to lose track of how we got stuck here, and how we might get unstuck. Where to begin? ...
Online Reviews: November

Online Reviews: November

The Meanjin Team
We're excited to present a series of online reviews, edited by Cher Tan. You'll find the first offerings below—watch this space for more excellent writing soon. Reviewed: So Close To Home, Mick Cummins by Zowie Douglas-Kinghorn "In playwright and social ...
L-R Tina Huang, Daniel Nour, Em Meller, Glenn McPherson

Join us! Sydney launch at Better Read Than Dead, Fri 8 Dec

The Meanjin Team
Meet our Editor and writers at Better Read Than Dead in Newtown! ...
Meanjin 82.4 Summer 2023 out 1 December

Meanjin 82.4 Summer 2023 out 1 December

Esther Anatolitis
The days grow longer, and at night the sky stays light. Embrace Australia's finest writing ...
Poets Correspond

Poets Correspond

Andy Jackson and Tim Loveday
Secret Third Thing Dan Hogan Cordite Books, 2023 Dear Andy, Truth is, I don’t understand Secret Third Thing. There’s an elusiveness to the language, an uncanny and yet discombobulating common uncommonness that, for me, harks back to bongs with your ...
Join us! Canberra launch at Muse, Sun 8 Oct

Join us! Canberra launch at Muse, Sun 8 Oct

The Meanjin Team
Hear from our Guest Editors and writers over a glass of wine at Muse ...
The Meanjin Oration and Meanjin journal: announcing a new partnership

The Meanjin Oration and Meanjin journal: announcing a new partnership

The Meanjin Team
The Carumba Institute at QUT and the Meanjin literary journal are delighted to announce a new publishing partnership for the annual Meanjin Oration, delivered this year by Noel Pearson. Each August the Carumba Institute, QUT’s Indigenous research and education ...