Ivor Indyk

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Ivor Indyk
Other names Australian
Alma mater University of Sydney (B.A.)
University College London (Ph.D.)
Occupation literary academic, editor, publisher, professor
Relatives Martin Indyk (brother)
External images
Ivor Indyk, by Virginia Wallace-Crabbe (National Library of Australia

Ivor Indyk is an Australian literary academic, editor and publisher. He is a professor at the University of Western Sydney, and the founding editor and publisher of award-winning literary imprint Giramondo Publishing and HEAT magazine.

Indyk undertook his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Sydney, and received a PhD from University College London. He has previously taught at the University of Sydney and University of Newcastle; in the late 1970s, he lectured four years at the University of Geneva.[1] He was named the Whitlam Chair in Writing and Society at the University of Western Sydney in 2005.[2]

Indyk was co-editor of the literary periodical Southerly between 1989 and 1993, before founding the literary magazine HEAT in 1996. In 2001, he took a part-time appointment at the University of Newcastle to launch a new series of HEAT. In 1995, he founded Giramondo Publishing.[1]

Alongside many academic articles and newspaper reviews, Indyk was the author of a 1993 monograph on Australian writer David Malouf. The academic and diplomat Martin Indyk is his brother.


  1. ^ a b "Incandescent Ivor Indyk turns down the heat" by Miriam Cosic, The Australian (26 February 2011)
  2. ^ Staff Directory: Professor Ivor Indyk at the University of Western Sydney

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