Clouds of Magellan from its beginnings in 2006 to 2016 has published fiction, poetry and non-fiction by Australian writers. Some of our publications have been awarded with shortlistings and significant prizes:
GL Osborne’s novel Come Inside received the 2011 Barbara Jefferis Award and was shortlisted for The Age Book of the Year and the Commonwealth Writers Prize 2010 – Best First Book.
Ashley Sievwright’s The Shallow End was shortlisted in the Commonwealth Writers Prize 2009 – Best First Book.
Garry Kinnane’s Shadowed Days was shortlisted in 2009 Queensland Premiers Literary Awards for non-fiction.
Diane Fahey’s The Stone Garden was shortlisted in the 2014 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.
Our non-fiction has explored areas of ‘spirituality from the margins’, LGBTIQ issues, and autobiography / memoir.
Clouds of Magellan has mentored new writers and supported emerging writers through anthologies (Stamping Ground) and financial sponsorship of festivals and bookshops.