Giramondo Publishing

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Giramondo Publishing is an Australian small press. It is a publisher of Australian literary writing and also published HEAT magazine until its closure in 2011.

Giramondo was founded by Ivor Indyk in 1995, initially publishing the first series of literary journal HEAT. In 2001 it moved with Indyk to the University of Newcastle. In 2005, it moved again to join the Writing and Society Research Group at the University of Western Sydney, where it is currently based.

Giramondo began publishing books of literary fiction and non-fiction in 2002. The imprint has put out several award-winning titles, including Carpentaria by Alexis Wright, Shanghai Dancing by Brian Castro and The Idea of Home by John Hughes.

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