I really cannot overstate the joy this publication brings me.
— Louise Irving, Triple RRR
“Even in Newcastle, where I live, I have seen real human beings reading the Canary Press.”
— Sydney Review of Books
Not one of the stories in this magazine was actually about birds. Annoying.
— Birdwatchers Monthly
 
The inaugural issue of The Canary Press

The inaugural issue of The Canary Press


The Canary Press was founded in 2013 on the back porch of a shared apartment, in an elaborate attempt to avoid doing the dishes. The magazine has become a crusade for the short story. We have published new and local writers alongside international luminaries, yelled author's names out of bus windows, delivered magazines on bicycles, and thrown some of the least dignified parties in the history of Australian literature.

You can order your own copy online, or find them in cafes, bookstores, airports and newsagents all over Australia.


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Robert Skinner Editor editors@thecanarypress.com

Robert Skinner
Editor
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Harriet McKnight Managing editor harriet@thecanarypress.com

Harriet McKnight
Managing editor
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Susie Thatcher General Manager susie@thecanarypress.com

Susie Thatcher
General Manager
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Jeffrey Phillips Art Director art@thecanarypress.com

Jeffrey Phillips
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Chloe Smith Assistant editor

Chloe Smith
Assistant editor

Kate Greenwood Copyeditor

Kate Greenwood
Copyeditor

Amanda Robinson Subscriptions manager

Amanda Robinson
Subscriptions manager

Bede McKenna Assistant editor

Bede McKenna
Assistant editor

Caitlin Lawless Online/Proofreader

Caitlin Lawless
Online/Proofreader

Gustavo Ortega Cover illustrator ortegailustraciones@gmail.com

Gustavo Ortega
Cover illustrator
ortegailustraciones@gmail.com

Leslie Marsh Chief of business

Leslie Marsh
Chief of business

Manoli Photakis Renegade party host

Manoli Photakis
Renegade party host

Sergio Rodriguez Design

Sergio Rodriguez
Design

Clemmie Wetherall Layout

Clemmie Wetherall
Layout

Jane Register Typesetting/Creative direction

Jane Register
Typesetting/Creative direction

Linda McMackerson Accountant/Olympic medallist

Linda McMackerson
Accountant/Olympic medallist

Over the years, The Canary Press has also been shaped, inspired, and kept alive by the talents and hard work of many others, including Andy Josselyn, Dan Astorquiza, Bethany Patch, Catherine Hall, Ella Bourke, Alex Pennini, Lauren Somerville, James Kenyon, Jess Beswick, Michelle Allan, Loni Jeffs, Marlee Jane Ward, Cecilia Harris, Chris Cody, Lauren Aimee Curtis, Emily Ohanessian, Michael Blake, Katie Bryant, Dominic Skinner, Kelly Roberts, Nadine Heinke, Vyshnavee Wijekumar, William Broom, Alex Lloyd, Harry Aronsten, Nina Photakis, Ethan Laurie, Amelia Cartwright, Joshua Barnes, Alex Rains, Oliver Driscoll, Peter Hannagan, Jim Thomas

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