Edition 66

The Light Ascending –
The Novella Project VII

Griffith Review presents its annual showcase of the country's leading writers of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. The Light Ascending features new work from Holly RinglandJulienne van LoonMirandi RiwoeAllanah HuntKrissy Kneen and Pat Hoffie, as well as inspiring new work from Australia's leading poets.

The residents of a seaside town find their dreams perturbed after a young woman serves them candies at the local market; an Aboriginal family is forced to deal with the consequences of the death of a loved one in custody; the model for a celebrated canvas by Paul Gauguin reveals the harsh undertone of exploitation behind the artist's work; a woman experiencing a post-accident coma ebbs back and forth through the currents of her life.

Edited by Ashley HayGriffith Review 66: The Light Ascending – The Novella Project VII presents new work that challenges, celebrates, questions and critiques.


Griffith Review 66: The Light Ascending – The Novella Project VII is published with the support of the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund and Australia Council for the Arts.

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RRP: 27.99 / Publication Date: Nov 2019 / ISBN: 9781925603330 / Extent: 264pp / Formats: Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

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