The Leisure Principle at Avid Reader

Join Editor Carody Culver for a conversation with Griffith Review 81 contributors David Ellison and Suneel Jethani as they discuss spare time – what we do with it, how we feel about it, and the processes by which technology has increasingly come to measure, quantify and intrude into its every aspect. The conversation will be…

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The Leisure Principle at Byron Writers Festival

As technology reshapes our work and leisure time and corporate giants exploit our personal data for profit, the concept of ‘free time’ takes on new meanings. Griffith Review 81: The Leisure Principle explores the paradox of work-life balance, Big Tech’s incursion into our private lives and the capitalist trap of contemporary recreation. About the panel…

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Creation Stories at State Library New South Wales

The capacity to tell stories – along with language and the ability to create art – is seen as both intrinsic and unique to the human species. Over thousands of years, we’ve forged narratives of our origins, our journeys and our dreams as a means of defining our place in the world. Griffith Review’s 20th anniversary…

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Counterfeit Culture at Avid Reader

Join Editor Carody Culver as she talks taxidermy, folklore and conspiracy theories with Griffith Review 79 contributors Martine Kropkowski and Alex Philp.   Griffith Review 79: Counterfeit Culture explores the appeal of stories, objects and experiences that offer the false promise of authenticity. From the imitation game and the uncanny valley to con artistry, trickery and scams, this edition unveils the agony and the…

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A Matter of Taste at Fullers Bookshop

Join us for a hearty conversation about Griffith Review’s flavour-packed food-themed edition, A Matter of Taste.

Paul Barclay, host of ABC RN Big Ideas, will be tucking into a smorgasbord of culinary subjects with talented contributors Matthew Evans, Sam George-Allen and Yves Rees, from the slippery connections between witchcraft and brewing to the surprising origins of the milk wars to the profound human ritual of coming together around a meal.

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A Matter of Taste at Avid Reader

Tuck in to a feast of flavoursome new writing from the brand new food-themed edition of Griffith Review! Join Editor Carody Culver for a delectable conversation about art, bodies and consumption with contributors Jumaana Abdu, Kris Kneen and Elizabeth Willing.

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A Matter of Taste at Better Read Than Dead

Raise a glass to the secret feminist history of beer and get the scoop on diet culture in this hearty conversation about Griffith Review’s flavour-packed new food-themed edition, A Matter of Taste. Join Editor Carody Culver as she talks to contributors Sam George-Allen and Sam van Zweden about the slippery connections between witchcraft and brewing, the dangerous evangelism of wellness and the covert power of ‘women’s work’.

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Real Cool World at Fullers Bookshop

Griffith Review 77: Real Cool World explores Antarctica as the site of human endeavour – from glaciology and marine biology to geopolitics, international law, big ships and more – and as a canvas for the imagination.

Paul Barclay, host of Big Ideas on ABC Radio National, will be in conversation with Australian Antarctic Division Chief Scientist Nicole Webster, Program Leader Tas van Ommen and Walkley Award-winning journalist Jo Chandler to discuss this collection.

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Acts of Reckoning at Blue Mountains Writers Festival

As Australia moves closer to the generous offer from this continent’s First Peoples to walk together and forge change through dialogue, what might be possible when reconciliation between the world’s oldest continuing culture and one of its newest nation states is achieved?

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Real Cool World at Byron Writers Festival

Griffith Review 77 edition editor Ashley Hay and contributors James Bradley and Jo Chandler take a cool look at the one continent on Earth truly free of national government, where human ideas of exploration, investigation and fantasy play out.

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