y Going Down Swinging periodical  
Note: Founding editors Note: Brophy's involvement in the publication ceased in 1994.
Date: 2011-
Issue Details: First known date: 1980-1994; Latest issue indexed: 2016 1980-1994
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Latest Issues

y Going Down Swinging no. 37 2016 10432854 2016 periodical issue
y Going down Swinging Going Down Swinging : Special Issue; Going Down Swinging : Longbox no. 36 2015 8912190 2015 periodical issue

'Since 1979 we've published short stuff: stories and essays, one-page drawings and two-minute poems. But what about all the longer work, miles past the three thousand words or couple of illustrations that find homes elsewhere?

So we arrived at Longbox. Six extended works by eleven artists, assembled by one designer and a handful of editors, funded by hundreds of online supporters to make up Going Down Swinging's thirty-sixth anthology...' (Publication summary)

y Going Down Swinging no. 33 2012 Z1922544 2012 periodical issue
y Going Down Swinging no. 32 2011 Z1922483 2011 periodical issue
y Going Down Swinging no. 31 2011 Z1805708 2011 periodical issue

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Going Down Swinging is an annual literary magazine featuring fiction, poetry and comics and since ca. 2000 it has included spoken word items, all in the one book/CD package.

'Started in 1980 by Australian writers Myron Lysenko and Kevin Brophy, GDS has passed through the hands of various editors including Lauren Williams, Grant Caldwell, Lyn Boughton and Louise Craig, as well as a plethora of readers, typesetters, designers and proofreaders whose assistance has been invaluable in allowing GDS to survive for more than 20 years' (Going Down Swinging website: http://www.goingdownswinging.org.au/index.html ).

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Australian Literary Journals : Virtual and Social Benjamin Laird , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December vol. 36 no. 2011;
'Twenty years ago, if you published a quarterly literary journal, you could be certain what that meant: four issues a year. In 2003, when Anna Hedigan wrote her overview of journals and their web presence not much had changed. The publishers' attitude to the online space was that it was essentially a placeholder for the print journal.

Genevieve Tucker's review four years later suggested many of the journals were becoming more sophisticated, with more content online and greater interest in design. Relevant to the 2007 review, RMIT publishing announced in September that it had partnered to "produce a comprehensive digital archive of Australia's most iconic literary and cultural journals". This initiative will provide full archives for a number of Australian literary journals.' (Author's introduction)
Peripheral Visionaries : Australia's Independent Publishing Tradition Edgar Ray (fl. 2010-2011) (interviewer), Stuart Geddes (interviewer), 2010 single work interview
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 69 no. 4 2010; (p. 18-49)

This work is a collections of interviews with publishers of small independent magazines. All interviewees were asked a series of questions beginning with: 'Please describe your magazine's content.'

[Untitled] 1996 single work column
— Appears in: Famous Reporter , June no. 13. 1996; (p. 28)
God Preserve the Little Ones A. P. Riemer , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 27 April 1991; (p. 40)
The Site of Diversity Michael Guest , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January (1990-1991) no. 127 1990; (p. 35-36)
Small Magazines Join in Gift Pack Promotion 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 June 1989; (p. B4)
Jose's Fiction on Inscrutable China, No Sooner Said Than Done Giles Hugo , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Saturday Mercury , 30 September 1989; (p. 16)
Around the Journals : Getting Words Together Kate Ahearne , 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 71 1985; (p. 37-38)
A Comeback for the Short Story? Patrick Connelly (interviewer), 1983 single work interview
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 26 March 1983; (p. 11)
Struggling But Defiant Stuart Sayers , 1981 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 21 February 1981; (p. 30)
Peripheral Visionaries : Australia's Independent Publishing Tradition Edgar Ray (fl. 2010-2011) (interviewer), Stuart Geddes (interviewer), 2010 single work interview
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 69 no. 4 2010; (p. 18-49)

This work is a collections of interviews with publishers of small independent magazines. All interviewees were asked a series of questions beginning with: 'Please describe your magazine's content.'

Australian Literary Journals : Virtual and Social Benjamin Laird , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December vol. 36 no. 2011;
'Twenty years ago, if you published a quarterly literary journal, you could be certain what that meant: four issues a year. In 2003, when Anna Hedigan wrote her overview of journals and their web presence not much had changed. The publishers' attitude to the online space was that it was essentially a placeholder for the print journal.

Genevieve Tucker's review four years later suggested many of the journals were becoming more sophisticated, with more content online and greater interest in design. Relevant to the 2007 review, RMIT publishing announced in September that it had partnered to "produce a comprehensive digital archive of Australia's most iconic literary and cultural journals". This initiative will provide full archives for a number of Australian literary journals.' (Author's introduction)
Small Magazines Join in Gift Pack Promotion 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 June 1989; (p. B4)
Around the Journals : Getting Words Together Kate Ahearne , 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 71 1985; (p. 37-38)
The Site of Diversity Michael Guest , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January (1990-1991) no. 127 1990; (p. 35-36)
God Preserve the Little Ones A. P. Riemer , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 27 April 1991; (p. 40)
[Untitled] 1996 single work column
— Appears in: Famous Reporter , June no. 13. 1996; (p. 28)
Jose's Fiction on Inscrutable China, No Sooner Said Than Done Giles Hugo , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Saturday Mercury , 30 September 1989; (p. 16)
A Comeback for the Short Story? Patrick Connelly (interviewer), 1983 single work interview
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 26 March 1983; (p. 11)
Struggling But Defiant Stuart Sayers , 1981 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 21 February 1981; (p. 30)

PeriodicalNewspaper Details

ISSN: 0157-3950
Subtitle:
Going Down Swinging : Anthology of Contemporary Writing (from number 12)
Frequency:
Annual
Continues:
1980 -
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