Launched in 1939, Southerly is one of Australia’s oldest continuous literary journals. Dedicated to publishing new literature of the highest standard, Southerly provides a link between the academy and the garret.
The island continent has created an archipelago of incarceration in its surrounding seas. This issue is devoted entirely to the work of past and present refugees. PRINT EDITION For the digital edition, click here.
A celebration of our 80th anniversary and salute the writers we have published. Contributors recall the significance of works dating from as many as 50 and 60 years ago.
Violence provides a readymade drama, an impetus for action, shock or transformation, but literature is also a site of violence in the recording, masking, performance and objectification of violence.
We’re delighted to announce Southerly 79.3, The Way We Live Now, a special issue edited by Melissa Hardie and Kate
After suspending publication for all of 2020 and most of 2021, we are delighted to announce that Southerly is in
An online issue edited by Melissa Hardie and Kate Lilley In this first fully online issue in Southerly’s 80-year history
Southerly is seeking funds to enable it to continue publishing in 2020. We stress that Southerly editors are themselves not paid. All money goes to
I scan the textbook looking for any flickers of familiarity, of words I might have seen before or words that
Violent Landscapes: Exploring perspectives of gendered violence in ‘An Isolated Incident’ and ‘Big Little Lies’
Women are held responsible for their own safety, after all. More bluntly speaking, women are held responsible for not letting
His name was changed from Pollnow, German, dating back to the eighteenth century, to Peters, assigned with little more than