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New Monthly Blogger – Christopher Cyrill!

An enormous thanks to Corey Wakeling for his excellent posts. This month our blogger is Christopher Cyrill. His bio is below. Christopher Cyrill is the author of the novels The Ganges and its Tributaries and Hymns for the Drowning.  He has also published numerous... read more

January monthly blogger – Corey Wakeling!

A huge thanks to Liam Ferney for finishing 2015 with his excellent, thoughtful posts. Our first blogger for 2016 is Corey Wakeling. His bio is below. Corey Wakeling is the author of two books of poetry, most recently Goad Omen (Giramondo 2013), and co-editor of... read more

Call for Submissions: Disabilities issue

For its second number in 2016, Southerly will be producing an issue, co-edited by David Brooks and Andy Jackson, on Writing and Disability, and we are seeking contributions in all our usual fields – poetry, short fiction, essay, review, memoir, etc. Both physical and... read more


Writing ‘The Burning Elephant’

by Christopher Raja “startling”, “ vivid” and “compelling” (Sydney Morning Herald, 20 November, 2015) The Burning Elephant is a Young Adult novel that deals with the assassination of Indira Gandhi and it is completely set in India; it is also about a family’s journey... read more

Revisiting ‘The First Garden’

by Christopher Raja ‘A true and original gift for the rest of Australia’. – Stephen Armstrong, Chair of the Theatre Board, Australia Council, May 2012. ‘The most that you could want out of a show. It makes you go out of the theatre and want to... read more

New Monthly Blogger – Christopher Raja!

An enormous thanks to Michelle Hamadache, who not only gave us such excellent posts, but did all this while reading our fiction submissions. Our blogger for April is Christopher Raja. His bio is below.   Christopher Raja migrated to Melbourne from Kolkata in... read more
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