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Sanders to leave ‘Meanjin’

11 December 2014

Melbourne-based literary journal Meanjin is searching for a new editor after Zora Sanders announced she will leave the position in 2015.Sanders, who was promoted from deputy editor to editor in 2013, told...

McInnis appointed ‘Meanjin’ deputy editor 

19 March 2013

Catherine McInnis has been appointed deputy editor of Melbourne-based literary journal Meanjin. McInnis, who also works for Melbourne University Publishing in the role of digital marketing assistant, joined Meanjin in...

Sanders appointed ‘Meanjin’ editor 

21 January 2013

Zora Sanders has been appointed as editor of Melbourne-based literary journal Meanjin. Sanders, who is currently deputy editor at the journal, will take over the editorship from Sally Heath in...

New editor for ‘Meanjin’ 

18 January 2013

Zora Sanders will take over the role of editor of Melbourne-based literary journal Meanjin in March. Current editor Sally Heath, who joined Meanjin at the start of 2011, is stepping...

In brief 

27 February 2012

'Meanjin' to be available as ebookMeanjin has announced that the literary journal will be available to purchase as an ebook ‘in coming weeks'. The announcement follows the re-launch of the...

‘Meanjin’ to make all content free online 

16 August 2011

The literary journal Meanjin has confirmed it will be publishing all content free online. Deputy editor Zora Sanders told the Weekly Book Newsletter that 'the idea is to expand what...

Cunningham speaks out about ‘Meanjin’ departure 

9 November 2010

Meanjin editor Sophie Cunningham, who will not continue in the role in 2011, has spoken publicly for the first time about her shock departure from the well-known Melbourne literary journal.Cunningham told online...

Our dark and private spaces 

26 February 2010

Citing the rise of text-based social interactions such as Facebook and Twitter, Margaret Simons made the point at last night’s first official ‘Meanland’ event, that ‘text is everywhere, there is...

In brief 

17 November 2009

Australian Children's Literature Alliance website launchedThe Australian Children's Literature Alliance (ACLA) has launched its website at The site features an events calendar of upcoming children's book events, as well as...

Quote of the week 

15 July 2009

'What does the recommendation to review subsidies "with a view to better targeting of cultural externalities" mean. Anyone?'--Meanjin twitter feed, approximately 4.30pm yesterday.

Sophie Cunningham new ‘Meanjin’ editor 

18 February 2008

Sophie Cunningham has been appointed as the editor of literary journal Meanjin.Cunningham took the reins this week, promising longer essays, more cultural politics and a website that ‘promotes lively debate'....

‘Westerly’ funding cut; future in doubt 

11 December 2007

The Western Australian state government has cut funding to Westerly, the Perth-based literary magazine that launched the careers of writers including Tim Winton, Robert Drewe and Elizabeth Jolley.The journal has...

In brief 

11 September 2007

Concern at commercialisation of textbooks in NSWThe New South Wales Opposition has expressed concerns that the State Government is allowing corporations to market their products in books used in schools....

Uni of Melbourne to appoint new ‘Meanjin’ editor 

7 August 2007

The University of Melbourne has announced it will commission a short external review to ‘provide advice to the Meanjin board on the literary magazine's intellectual agenda, organisational structure, board membership...