Launched online in 2020, sugarcane publishes a wide range of cultural and literary commentary, translations, interviews, and poetry. Founded by William Holbrook and Damian Maher as an undergraduate journal at the University of Queensland in 2017, print issues were published until 2019 with the support of the Fryer Library, Alumni Friends of UQ, UQ School of Communication and Arts, and the UQ Art Museum. Now an independent online journal, sugarcane is now an independent online journal and archived at the National Library of Australia. 2020 co-editors are William Holbrook and Joe McLaren. 


Submissions and correspondence 

Submissions and correspondence should be addressed to sugarcane.editors@gmail.com. sugarcane publishes a broad range of non-fiction — literary criticism, cultural commentary, reviews — as well as translations of foreign literature and short fiction and poetry. Non-fiction submissions should be no longer than 2000 words. Poetry and short stories should be shorter than 1000 words. If you are interested in interviewing for sugarcane please contact the above email with a subject line 'interview'. 


The cover image for sugarcane is a detail of a screen print by Michael Phillips.