Curated Collections

Looking for a great read? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve hand-picked collections by subject or genre.

Eat your words

Whet your appetite for great writing with this enticing buffet of food-themed fiction, memoir, reportage, conversations and more. 

The collection includes work by Amber Gwynne, Brett Leigh Dicks, Yves Rees, Laura Elvery, Nornie Bero + Carody Culver and Nicole Hasham.

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It's a crime

Investigate this intriguing body of crime-themed work, which runs the gamut from fictional felonies to incisive reportage on corruption, injustice and incarceration. 

This collection includes work by David Ritter, Clare Wright, Cameron Muir, Lucy Sussex, Amy McQuire and Chris Masters.

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The artist is present

Browse this collection of conversations with some of the renowned visual artists whose work appears in Griffith Review. 

This collection includes conversations with Gerwyn Davies, Trevor Smith, Yvonne Todd, Anna Di Mezza, Ruth Cho and Pierre Châtel-Innocenti.

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Before the book

More than 200 Australian books began as a standalone piece or extract in Griffith Review. Explore our selection of fiction and non-fiction stories that had their genesis in the pages of Griffith Review and helped launch the career of many a talented Australian writer

This collection includes work by Sam Vincent, Lech Blaine, Tony Birch, Yasmin Abdel-Magied, Georgia Blain and Favel Parrett.

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Featured novellas

From 2012 to 2020Griffith Review ran an annual novella competition, generously supported by the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund, to celebrate the versatility and complexity of this underrated form. Enjoy our selection of winning novellas from some of Australia’s best emerging and established voices. 

This collection includes work by Nick Earls, Holden Sheppard, Mirandi Riwoe, Megan McGrath, Kris Kneen and Claire G Coleman.

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Favourite fiction

We've chosen just a few of the most memorable, inventive and engaging short stories we've published in the pages of GR over the years. Be sure to check back regularly – we've got so much great fiction to share, we update this collection every month!

This collection includes work by Julie Koh, Declan Fry, Shaun Tan, Alex Cothren, Samuel Watson and Holly Ringland.

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