The launch of Griffith Review 77: Real Cool World – online and in-person event


When: 6.30–7.30 pm AEST, Thursday 11 August 2022.

Where: Hosted by Avid Reader Bookshop. Join us online via Zoom or in person at 193 Boundary Street, West End, Brisbane.

Tickets:  Free! Register here.

From climate science, glaciology and marine biology to geopolitics, international law and more, Griffith Review 77 explores subjects and stories from the planet’s deepest south.

Join edition editor Ashley Hay as she celebrates the launch of Real Cool World in conversation with contributors Jo Chandler, Coen Hird and Favel Parrett.


About the panel

Jo Chandler is an award-winning journalist, author and journalism educator at the Centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne. 

Coen Hird is trawlwoolway pakana connected to north-east lutruwita/trowunna. He is a researcher and teacher at the University of Queensland focused on ecology, climate-change biology and conservation. 

Favel Parrett’s debut novel, Past the Shallows, was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award and won the Dobbie Literary Award. There was Still Love, her third novel, was shortlisted for the Stella Prize and won Book of the Year in the 2020 Indie Book Awards. 

Real Cool World also features new work from James Bradley, Jesse Blackadder, Kim Ellis, Drew Rooke, Nicole Webster, Claire G Coleman and many others.

Now, more than ever, Australia’s writers
need readers for their work

Editions of Griffith Review 77: Real Cool World are available in bookshops and online from 2 August 2022. Or you can visit our store and purchase a subscription. You’ll receive the current and next three editions of Griffith Review!

Details here


Griffith Review 77: Real Cool World publishing partner: Australian Antarctic Division

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