Julianne Schultz (ed.): Griffith Review 38

Julianne Schultz (ed.): Griffith Review 38

Griffith Review 38: The Novella Project

edited by Julianne Schultz

Text Publishing, $27.95 pb, 290 pp, 9781921922602

This year’s annual fiction edition of Griffith Review – a collection of six stories chosen by competition – is dedicated to reviving the novella. In the golden age of print, the novella was mostly considered a literary misfit, too long for magazines, too short to publish profitably in a single book. It is a fair assumption that with new infrastructure provided by digital technology the novella might at last reach its market. Some hypothesise that it might even become popular; a story that can be read in one sitting might stand a chance of squeezing into the daily gavage of online ‘content’. True to these ideas, each piece published in Griffith Review 38: The Novella Project is available for individual digital purchase.

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Published in February 2013, no. 348
Imogen Smith

Imogen Smith

Imogen Smith is a PhD student and tutor at Queensland University of Technology. In 2012 she was awarded a Varuna Fellowship and shortlisted for the Overland Victoria University Short Story Prize.

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