About Us

A bi-annual literary journal founded in 2007, Mascara is particularly interested in the work of contemporary Asian, Australian
and Indigenous writers. The word ‘mascara’ entered the English language in 1890. It derives from Spanish, Arabic and French
origins, its meaning evolving from the word mask, masquerade, to darken, to blacken. The Arabic word ‘maskhara’ means buffoon.

Correspondence

email: editor[at]mascarareview[dot]com  Please do not use this address for submissions to the journal.

submissions by email only: follow the guidelines for submission please

Editors

Editor: Michelle Cahill
Deputy Editor: Misbah Khokhar
Fiction: Suneeta Peres da Costa
Creative Non-fiction: Lia Incognita
Translations: Maria Freij
Sub-editor: Gemma McDonald
Reviews Reading Team: Lucy Van, Benedito Ferrao, Tamryn Bennett, Dan Disney, Jo Langdon
Reviews Sub-editor: Joel Ephraims
Consulting: Kim Cheng Boey

Interns

Nicole Thomas
Bronwyn Lang

Advisory Board

DAVID HERD
MERLINDA BOBIS
MAURICE O’RIORDAN
SHIRLEY GEOK-LIN LIM
MRIDULA NATH CHAKRABORTY
JUDITH BISHOP
JAYDEEP SARANGI
CYRIL WONG
KERI GLASTONBURY
OUYANG YU
KOH JEE LEONG

Web Design

Christian Foster
Marlena Staas

Subscription

$40 for individuals for 12 months
$80 for individuals for 2 years
$20 for unwaged or students or concession for 12 months
$100 for institutions
Donations over $2 all tax deductible

Contact us for a subscription form at mascarareview[at]gmail[dot]com.

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.


Australian Government | Australia Council for the Arts

Mascara Literary Review Issues 2-10 were published with the assistance of The School of Humanities and Social Science, and The Writing Cultures Group of The University of Newcastle, Australia.

Disclaimer: The views expressed are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of Newcastle, Australia. The University makes no representation concerning, and does not guarantee the source, originality, accuracy, completeness or reliability of any statement, information, data, finding, interpretation, advice, opinion, or view presented.

Mascara Literary Review is archived by the National Library of Australia’s digital archive


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