Introducing Going Down Swinging #41: a boundary-pushing, augmented reality-enabled digital edition.

    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.

    The Going Down Swinging team works and plays on the stolen lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation, whose sovereignty has never been ceded. Our writers and artists work on stolen lands across all of so-called Australia. We acknowledge and pay our deepest respects to all Elders past, present and emerging.

    This always was and always will be Aboriginal land.


    Calling all imposters!

    We would love to read your total lies and uncanny hoaxes and loose nonsense. See your fakest words in print with the 42nd Going Down Swinging.

    The Fake Edition encourages writers to submit work that experiments with genre and form to bring their fabrications to life.

    Check out all the details and submit here →

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