Media releases


August 2020

pdfAugust issue

pdfGeorgina Arnott on legacies of British slavery

pdfKieran Pender on law's #MeToo moment

pdfJames Ley on the federal government's attitude towards the arts, the ABC and the humanities

pdfDeclan Fry is ABR's third Rising Star

June 2020

pdfJune issue

pdfYves Rees wins the 2020 Calibre Essay Prize

pdfSarah Walker on losing a parent during the pandemic

May 2020

pdfMay Issue

pdfPoetry for troubled times

pdfHessom Razavi - Notes from a pandemic

April 2020

pdfSarah Holland-Batt appointed Chair of Australian Book Review

pdfJenny Hocking on the Palace Letters

March 2020

pdfMessage to Publishers from Australian Book Review

pdfMarch issue

January 2020

pdfPorter Prize winner announced

pdfJanuary-February issue



December 2019

pdfDecember issue

November 2019

pdfNovember issue

October 2019

pdfOctober issue

pdfKieran Pender on the war on journalists and whistleblowers

September 2019

pdfSeptember issue

pdfABR announces winner of the 2019 Jolley Prize

August 2019

pdfAugust issue

June 2019

pdfJune-July issue

May 2019

pdfMay issue

pdfFelicity Plunkett available for interview - Nick Cave

April 2019

pdfApril issue

pdfKieran Pender available for interview - Moneyland

pdfDaniel Halliday available for interview - Tax Justice

pdfPeter Rose available for interview - Nam Le On David Malouf

March 2019

pdf March issue

pdfAnnouncing the Porter Prize winner

pdfBarney Zwartz available for interview - The Vatican

pdfAlicia Simmonds available for interview - Married At First Sight

February 2019

pdf Announcing the 2019 ABR Patrons' Fellow

pdfAnnouncing the Peter Porter Poetry Prize shortlist

pdfDominic Kelly available for interview - Trouble at MUP

January 2019

pdfJanuary-February issue


December 2018

pdfABR December issue

November 2018

pdfJoy Damousi and academics respond to ARC controversy

pdfBeejay Silcox on the rise of Misery Literature

pdfABR November issue

October 2018

pdfABR October issue 

pdfLouise Adler available for interview - Benjamin Netanyahu

September 2018

pdfABR September issue

August 2018

pdfABR announces the winner of the 2018 Jolley Prize

pdfBeejay Silcox on MFA programs

pdfABR August Fiction issue

July 2018

pdfShortlist announced for the ABR 2018 Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize

pdfABR's Open Letter on the ABC

June 2018

pdfABR July Film and Television issue

pdfJames McNamara, guest editor of the JuneJuly Film and Television issue, available for interview

pdfFelicity Chaplin available for interview – the #MeToo movement in Hollywood

pdfSally Grant available for interview – The book and film adaptation of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

pdfDilan Gunawardana available for interview – On Black Panther

May 2018

pdfMay issue

pdfKirsten Tranter available for interview – 2018 Calibre Essay Prize (runner-up): 'Once Again: Outside in the House of Art'

pdfAlan Atkinson available for interview – The Bible in Australia: A cultural history by Meredith Lake

April 2018

pdfApril issue

pdfKirsten Tranter available for interview

March 2018

pdfMarch issue

pdfAustralian Book Review turns forty

pdfBeejay Silcox on Australian magazine culture

pdfLucas Grainger-Brown wins the 2018 Calibre Essay Prize

pdfNicholas Wong wins the 2018 Peter Porter Poetry Prize

February 2018

pdfABR's Fortieth Birthday Fellow

pdf2018 Peter Porter Poetry Prize shortlist

pdfThe ABR Film Survey

pdfDavid Brophy on Clive Hamilton's

pdfPaul Collins available for interview

pdfGideon Haigh available for interview

January 2018

pdfJanuary-February issue

pdf Publisher Picks

pdfMichael Winkler available for interview