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Where fierce, fresh writing lives. Here you’ll find opinions, profiles, poetry, stories, reviews, treasures from our archives and food for the mind. All the things you need to go down swinging.

 
Going Down Swinging is one of Australia’s longest-running and most respected literary journals: publishing digital as well as print and audio anthologies since 1979 and producing sensational, sold-out live events.
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Everything from sound projects to spoken word, from past editions and new content commissioned for online publication.

Going Down Swinging is one of Australia’s longest-running and most respected literary journals: publishing digital as well as print and audio anthologies since 1979 and producing sensational, sold-out live events.
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Where fierce, fresh writing lives. Here you’ll find opinions, profiles, poetry, stories, reviews, treasures from our archives and food for the mind. All the things you need to go down swinging.

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Everything from sound projects to spoken word, from past editions and new content commissioned for online publication.

Composing Online Languages

In teh beginning, there was the word. It was misspelled, confusing or substituted for numerals, but it was, to a greater or lesser extent, gud.

The (Public) Space Invaders

Tyne Daile Sumner challenges our sincerity when dealing with each other in packed spaces.

The Latest from The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge:

Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende

Truth or Myth: 'A Writer Writes, Always'

It should be obvious that a quote about writing that has its origin in a comedy movie starring Billy Crystal wasn’t meant to be taken seriously.

Bridging the Writer/Non-Writer Divide

Do writing events perpetuate the myth of the divinely inspired author? Antony Scholefield considers.