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Jan 17, 2013

Meanjin ed steps down for 25-year old deputy

There's change at the top of Meanjin, one of Australia's oldest literary journals.

Matthew Knott

Former Crikey media reporter

The editor of storied literary journal Meanjin, Sally Heath, is stepping down from the role. Her 25-year-old deputy will take over.

Crikey can reveal that Heath, who has edited the prestigious Melbourne-based quarterly for the past two years, will soon hand over to associate editor Zora Sanders.

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  1. Jonathan Shaw

    Actually, Australia’s oldest literary magazine is the NSW Department of Education’s School Magazine, a literary magazine for children that was first published in 1916, and has also featured such literary greats as Ezra Pound and Tim Winton, not to mention a poem by James McCauley that has ever been published anywhere else and other treasures.

  2. Marjorie

    Thank you for the correction Jonathan Shaw, but I think you’ll find School Magazine was actually first published in 304BC, as I possess a copy on stone tablet in my living room.

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