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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 The Monthly
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'The Monthly, a new national magazine of politics, society and the arts will give space to long essays and thoughtful reviews, to investigative journalism and zingy reportage, to bold photography and a brash design.'

Source: (Sighted 08/05/2005)


  • FREQUENCY: Monthly (11 issues per annum)
  • RANGE: 1st issue May 2005 -
  • Contents indexed selectively.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2005
    • Carlton, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Schwartz , 2005- .

Works about this Work

Defying the Moment Beejay Silcox , 2018 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 400 2018; (p. 14, 16-17, 19)

'Moments began as medieval measures, the time it took for a sundial’s blade of shadow to shift – ninety seconds or so, depending on the season. A slice of sunlight. A moment now carries cultural as well as temporal weight. A slice of spotlight. Increasingly, we speak of our present as a moment, as if its minutes are sprung like an ontological mousetrap, primed to snap. As Sam Anderson writes in The New York Times: ‘No nexus of events is too large or heterogeneous – no geopolitical weather too swirlingly turbulent – to avoid being reduced to the shorthand of the moment.’ (Introduction)

Getting a Words-Worth Jane Sullivan , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 7 December 2013; (p. 32)
'What are our literary magazines for? Are they the hallmarks of a thriving scene, or playgrounds for emerging writers? Robyn Annear has been posing these questions: and her answers, while more bemused than outright hostile, have made some editors and contributors pretty cross.'
Growing Like Weeds : Literary Magazines Today A. S. Patrić , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Overland [Online] , October 2013;
What's the Point of Literary Magazines? Jeff Sparrow , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 6 November 2013;
Monthly's Oz Boon Nick Leys , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 17 October 2011; (p. 31)
Editor of Monthly Departs in Protest Dan Harrison , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 25 April 2009; (p. 3)
Rudd Pal Quits as Editor of Magazine Nick Tabakoff , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 April 2009; (p. 3)
When the Media Is the Story Gideon Haigh , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 2 May 2009; (p. 5)
Gideon Haigh, a former contributor to the Monthly, offers his perspective on the departure of editor Dr Sally Warhaft.
Insults and Idolatry at the Heart of Magazine Showdown Gabriella Coslovich , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30 April 2009; (p. 3)
Melodrama at the Monthly Shows How a Good Debate Needs Two Sides Peter Costello , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 13 May 2009; (p. 11)
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