Antipodes (Academic Journal)

deadline for submissions: 
December 15, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
A Global Journal of Australian/New Zealand Literature
contact email: 

Antipodes is actively seeking submissions of critical essays, poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction.  This American-based academic journal publishes scholarly essays on a variety of literary and cultural topics with a focus on Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand by international scholars. The journal also publishes creative works by writers from Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Essays in literature, culture, film, and theatre are welcome from all scholars. Indigenous scholars and writers are particularly encouraged to submit essays and creative works. Work can be submitted at any time for consideration of publication in two issues per year.

To have your essay considered for one of the special topics below, please submit via DigitalCommons, and also email the editor ( indicating the title of your work and for which Special Topic it should be considered.

Literature, Culture, and Film of Aotearoa/New Zealand
(September 15, and continuing)  Comparative essays that include literary, film or cultural text from Australia or Aotearoa/New Zealand and any other literary/cultural tradition. Comparative essays with an Indigenous focus are particularly welcome.
(any time)
 Southeast Asian and Australian Literary and Cultural Connections
(March 1, 2020)

The journal is also seeing book reviewers for poetry, novels, and scholarly texts. Please contact Rich Carr at or Brenda Machosky at

Antipodes is sponsored and supported by the American Association of Australasian Literary Studies and published by Wayne State University Press.

Editor:  Brenda Machosky, Ph.D., University of Hawai`i West O`ahu


For detailed submission guidelines and to submit your work, please visit