The launch of Griffith Review 74: Escape Routes – In person and online event

Wherever you are, you’re invited!


When: 6.30–7.30 pm, Thursday 11 November 2021

Where: In-person at Avid Reader Bookshop in Brisbane or join via Zoom. Registrations essential.

Tickets:  Free! Please click here.

Sometimes, we all need to get away…

From mermaids and space matriarchs to fresh starts and flights of fancy, Escape Routes explores what it means to break out and break free.

Join contributors Sally Breen, Jodie Lea Martire and Megan McGrath as they read from their work in Griffith Review 74: Escape Routes. You’ll also hear from Griffith Review editor Ashley Hay who will share stories from the making of this edition and give you an exclusive preview of what’s to come from Griffith Review in 2022.



About the authors appearing:

Sally Breen is the author of The Casuals and Atomic City, and is senior lecturer in writing and publishing at Griffith University. Her latest work, ‘Don’t You Know You’ve Got Legs? A Gold Coast Surf Culture Manifesto’, appears in Lines to the Horizon, published earlier this year by Fremantle Press.

Jodie Lea Martire is a writer, editor and translator. Her poetry has appeared in Australian Love Poems 2013HecateGoing Down Swinging and SOL: English Writing in Mexico.

Megan McGrath has written for The New York Times, Meanjin, Seizure and Tracks, among others. Her short story collection, All Hands, is published by Spineless Wonders.

Escape Routes features new work from Behrouz BoochaniKim ScottPeggy FrewNatalie Kon-yuDavid Ritter and Alice Gorman, plus the four winners of Griffith Review‘s inaugural Emerging Voices competition Declan FryAlison GibbsVijay Khurana and Andrew Roff.

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

Editions of Griffith Review 74: Escape Routes are available in bookshops and online from 2 November 2021. Or you can visit our store and purchase a subscription. You’ll receive the current and next three editions of Griffith Review!

Details here