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Griffith Review 49

Griffith Review 49: New Asia Now

Griffith Review, Book Forty-nine

Julianne Schultz and Jane Camens

  • awardShortlisted, Asian Books Blog Book of the Lunar Year Award, 2015
  • The Asian century is in full swing, generating unprecedented economic and social power. In coming decades this will profoundly change the world, and the lives of all those living in the world’s most populous region.

    New Asia Now features outstanding young writers from the countries at the centre of this transformation. They write about the people and places they know with passion, flair and insight.

    This unique collection takes a journey through the region’s diversity with a new generation of literary stars, who will shape the way we understand the complexities of culture, politics and modernisation.

    All born after 1970, our contributes are cultural agenda-setters who explore issues of identity and belonging in the new world that is unfolding.

    Featuring Murong Xuecun (China), Joshua Ip (Singapore), Annie Zaidi (India), Miguel Syjuco (Phillipines), Sheng Keyi (China), Maggie Tiojakin (Indonesia) and many more.

    About the Authors
    Julianne Schultz

    Julianne Schultz AM is the founding editor of Griffith REVIEW, Australia’s most awarded and extracted quarterly, produced by Griffith University and Text Publishing. She is a professor in the Griffith Centre for Cultural Research, a member of the boards of the ABC and the Grattan Institute, and chair of the Queensland Design Council. Julianne is...

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    Jane Camens

    Jane Camens is founder and executive director of Asia Pacific Writers & Translators Association.

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    29 July 2015
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    Praise for Julianne Schultz and Jane Camens
    andGriffith Review 49

    ‘The best literary journal in Australia.’

    ‘As engaging as it is prescient.’

    ‘Fresh and intelligent.’

    ‘A brilliant collection of our region’s leading young writers engaging with concepts of place, belonging and language.’

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      ISBN: 9781922212221
      29 July 2015
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