THE IDEOLOGY OF THE "LITTLE MAGAZINES"
Catering for people with somewhat specialised interests in literature and ideas, often with political agendas.
The Age Monthly Review Dec 1987
Editor Paul Carter
Ed Asst. Sally Dugan
Designer Philip Burgoyne
Publisher John Jost
Eleven issues each year, 36 pages, $20 p.a.
Age Monthly Review
GPO Box 354E, Melbourne, 3001
Meanjin 3/87 (this is a house journal of the left).
Editor Jenny Lee
Ed Asst. Bev Roberts
Poetry Philip Mead
Fiction consultant Lucy Frost
Plus assistance for this issue from
Quarterly, 150 pages each edition, $20 p.a.
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic 3052
Assisted by the Literature Board of the Australia Council, the Lockie Bequest (Uni of Melb) and the Ministry for the Arts, Victoria.
First published in 1940, by Clem Christersen in Brisbane.
Island Magazine 30, Autumn 1987
Eds Michael Denholm, Andrew Sant
Subeditor Stephen Edgar
Secretary Trishia McCullough
Design Christine Forsyth
Consultant Stephen Alomes
Quarterly, 72 pages per edition, $16 p.a.
Assisted by the Literature Board of the Australia Council, the University of Tasmania and the Tasmanian Government through the Tasmanian Arts Advisory Board.
PO Box 207, Sandy Bay, Tas, 7005
Overland 108, Sept 1987 (a house journal of the Old, moderate and literary left).
Editor Barrett Reid
Associate Eds Ken Gott
Contributing Dorothy Hewett (Sydney)
Eds Donald Grant (Perth)
Gwen Harwood (Hobart)
Martin Duwell (Brisbane)
Katherine Gallagher (London)
Tim Thorne (Launceston)
Quarterly, 96 pages per issue, $20 p.a.
Assisted by the Literature Board of the Australia Council and the Victorian Ministry for the Arts.
Australian Book Review, Dec '87
Editor Kerryn Goldsworthy 1987
Assoc Ed. Ken Gelder
Ed. Board Mark Rubbo + John Curtainx Keith Robertson
Diana Gribble x Stephen Knight
Richard Walsh +
Kevin Childs x Terry Moloney
Ian MacRae+ Laurie Muller+ Teresa Pitt+ John Hookerx Max Teichman Derek Whitehead+
Kate Ahearne (Booknotes)
Bernard Hickey (Europe)
Ken Stewart (NSW)
Susan Hosking (SA)
Brian Dibble & Don Grant (WA)
Susan McKernan (ACT)
Chris Tiffin (Qld)
Published by the National Book Council.
Assisted by the Australia Council and (recently) by the Victorian Ministry for the Arts.
Eleven issues per annum, 38 pages, $30 p.a.
Interesting changes with the editorship of Louise Adler:
change to glossy paper and revamp of dull format,
move from usual middle of the road left to hard left,
funding acknowledged from Victorian Ministry of the Arts.
Address has changed
Level 5, 1 City Rd., South Melbourne, 3205
Quadrant Dec '87 (a house journal of the right)
Editor Peter Coleman
1989 Coleman and Robert Manne
Assoc Ed Robin Marsden
Literary Ed Vivian Smith
Ed Board Anne Fairbairn
Roger Sandall (incoming editor)
Eleven issues per annum, 80 pp per issue, $36 p.a.
Assisted by the Literature Board of the Australia Council.
PO Box C344 Clarence St PO, NSW 2000.
Scripsi April 1985 (may be out of date information)
Editors Peter Craven
Assoc Eds Penny Hueston
Ed Asst. Rosemary Hunter
Quarterly, 228 pages per issue,
Assisted by the Literature Board of the Australia Council, the Victorian Ministry for the Arts and the Melbourne University English Dept.
Dept English, University of Melbourne, Parkville, 3052
Australian Literary Studies 1987
Editor L. G. Hergenhan
Assistant Martin Duwell
Ed. Committee Alan Lawson
Advisors Geoffrey Dutton, Brian Elliot, A. D. Hope, A. N. Jeffares, Joseph Jones, Frank Kermode, Brian Kiernan, Leonie Kramer, R. L. McDougall, J. P. Matthews, E. G. Moll, Bede Nairn, Michael Roe, G. H. Russell, Michael Wilding, G. A. Wilkes, Judith Williams.
Assisted by the Literature Board of the Australia Council and the University of Qld.
English Dept, University of Qld.
Editor Marian Simms
Assistant Gillian O'Loghlin
Review Ed. Brian Head
Associate Ed. Andrew Parkin
Don Aitkin, Jonathan Boston, Leslie Holmes, Dean Jaensch, James Jupp, Ian McAllister, Graham Maddox, Jeremy Moon, Carole Pateman, Marian Sawer, Randal Stewart, Patrick Weller.
Organ of the Australian Political Studies Association.
Editorial address: Dr Marian Simms, Dept Pol Sci, The Faculties, ANU, PO Box 4 Canberra, ACT 2601.
Arena ("a marxist journal of criticism and discussion")
Editors Geoff Sharp, Doug White, Nonie Sharp, Gerry Gill, John Hinkson, Paul James, Alison Caddick.
Board (in addition to some of the above)
Marian Aveling, Barry Carr, Fiona Mackie, Kent Middleton, Lorraine Mortimer.
Rev Editors Barry Carr, John Spierings.
Adelaide Doug McEachern, Brian Abbey, Adrian Vicary
Armidale Anthony Ashbolt, Chris Loyd, Tessa Morris-Suzuki
Brisbane Chilla Bulbeck
Sydney Ann Curthoys, John Docker
Editorial group for Arena 81 Barry Carr, Nick Hartland, Paul James, Eileen Sedunary, Doug White.
Quarterly, 190 pages per issue.
$18 annual sub.
Box 18, North Carlton, Vic 3054 phone 489 9244
Contact Sydney Branch of the English Association for office bearers.
Westerly July 1984
Eds Bruce Bennett, Peter Cowan
Margot Luke, Veronica Brady, David Brooks, Hilary Fraser
Quarterly, 120 pp per issue, $10 pa
Assisted by the Literature Board of the AC and the WA Literary Fund.
Published at the Centre for Studies in Aust Lit.
c/o Dept English, Uni of WA, Nedlands, 6009 Ph 380 3838.
Graeme Duncan, Ross Fitzgerald, Les Hoey, Ralph Summy, Linda Carroli, Nancy Westerman.
Book Revs Reba Gostand, Fiction
P. Marriott, Poetry
Malcolm Saunders, Social & Political
Subs Helen Williams
Quarterly, 72 pp, $20 per annum
c/o Dept Government, Uni of Qld, St Lucia, 4067.
Managing Ed David P. Reiter
Fiction Maureen Bettle, Jim O'Gorman, Peter Magee.
Poetry John A. Scott, Helen Gilbert, David Evans.
Script John Conn, Bruce Vincent, Michael Farrell.
Features Iain McCalman, Di Deane, Ernie Van See.
Reviews Ruth Sless.
Translations Nick Hassanoff, Oscar A. Florenz, Michael Sawer.
Quarterly, 70 pp, $16 pa.
Published by the School of Communications, Canberra College of Advanced Education, PO Box 1, Belconnen, ACT 2616
The Australian Author,
Ed Board Robert Pullan, Ken Methold, Duncan Ball.
Officers of the Society
President Colin Theile
Foundation Pres Dal Stivens
Chairman Tom Keneally
Deputy Ken Methold
Treasurer Duncan Ball
Exec Members Robert Pullan, Barbara Jefferis
Exec Officer Denise Yates
Committee of Management
Hugh Anderson, Allan Ashbolt, Carmel Bird, Brian Dibble, Barbara Jefferis, Tom Keneally, Bill Larkins, Roger McDonald, Elizabeth Mansutti, Joanna Mendelssohn, Ken Methold, Michael Parer, Robert Pullan, Duncan Ball.
Qld Joan Priest
WA Ethel Webb
SA Elizabeth Mansutti
Tas Rupert Maclean
NSW Bill Larkins
Journal of the Australian Society of Authors, PO Box 450, Milsons Pt. 2061. Ph 92 7235
Editorial Board, 21 Leichhardt St. Glebe, 2037.