Griffith Review 65:
Crimes and Punishments

From fact to fiction to the stories somewhere in-between, Crimes and Punishments examines how concepts of law and order impact individuals and institutions, those on the inside and those on the outside, from the incarcerated to the ones that got away.

Cover image: Jesse Marlow, Lal Lal 2012

 

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Griffith Review is now accepting submissions for the inaugural Griffith Review Reportage Project.

Submissions close: Sunday, 22 September 2019

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Griffith Review is now accepting submissions for the 2020–2021 Griffith Review Queensland Writing Fellowships. Supported by Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, the project will provide an exceptional opportunity for three writers of excellence to complete a 7,500-word (approximate) piece for publication in a 2020 or 2021 edition of Griffith Review.

Submissions close: Monday, 16 September 2019

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Griffith Review seeks new work that reveals the ways our institutions are transforming, reshaping and renewing for publication in Matters of Trust.

Submissions close: Sunday, 1 September 2019
Publication date: 28 January 2020

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Cover image: Anne Wallace, Chain of Command 2018

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    THE PERIMETER OF the New Gaol on Norfolk Island features imposing walls set with three archways, one high and two low. The setting sun throws long shadows onto vivid green grass and the light bleaches the view through the arches to a gentle haze. Thi...

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EDITION 65
Crimes and Punishments
From fiction to true crime, Griffith Review examines how concepts of law and order impact individuals and institutions, those on the inside to those on the outside, from the incarcerated to the ones that got away.

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