Generosities of Spirit –
The Novella Project VIII


Stories of inner lives, resilience and potential realised, Generosities of Spirit presents Griffith Review's annual showcase of the best of Australian new writing.

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The Elemental Summer

The Elemental Summer


Griffith Review's new print and online series, The Elemental Summer, follows our unfolding climate emergency.

Featuring essays by some of Australia's leading thinkers on climate, including James Bradley, Rebecca Giggs, Bruce Pascoe, Joëlle Gergis and Tyson Yunkaporta.

Submissions now open – Griffith Review 72: States of Mind

Submissions now open – Griffith Review 72: States of Mind


Ask yourself this: What state am I in? And how much is it a reaction to the state of the world today?

Submissions are now open for Griffith Review 72: States of Mind. Find out more here and submit via Submittable by 14 December 2020.

A dream that cannot be denied

A dream that cannot be denied


In October 2017 the federal government rejected proposals for a Voice to Parliament called for in the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

Here, to mark the third anniversary of that rejection, Thomas Mayor, a stalwart champion of its cause, uncovers the deep roots of Aboriginal protest and resistance that fed into the Statement as he traces the long walk to Freedom Day.

Through the Window:
Community control


The pandemic’s ghastly presence is one among many sources of fear in Afghanistan, and a virus will thrive in a culture of fear, competition and suspicion. I am struck (not for the first time) by this country’s apparent commonalities with the United States – the prevalence of violence, mistrust, anger and misinformation. 

In the final instalment of our series examining the kaleidoscopic impacts of this year of the pandemic, Rachel Maher reflects on shared experiences across apparent divides.

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Generosities of Spirit –
The Novella Project VIII
Griffith Review's annual showcase presents the best in Australian new writing, both fiction and non-fiction.

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Remaking the Balance
Can we refashion the relationship between what we need and what we nurture? Can we forge a new equilibrium to sustain us into the twenty-first century?
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