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Hey hey hey, it’s time to recap the Kooyong Leaders Debate piece

Poor Selina, she had to watch the whole debate.

The Aesthetics of Poverty – Why students at UniMelb are so keen to appear poor.

The discourse accusing this so-called ‘student aesthetic’ of fetishising poorness has surfaced within the past year on social media (especially TikTok) and in conversations between students on and off

Satire: Farrago Shuts Down; Honi Soit Now Australia's Oldest Student Publication

As of today, Farrago Magazine, Australia’s oldest student publication, will cease operations under the current four editors.

VCA Students Demand UniMelb to Commit to “Zero Tolerance” Policy

Students at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) are calling on the University of Melbourne to “commit to stronger policies and actions when it comes to sexual assault”, after the University ignore

Divestment for Dummies: An UMSU Enviro Guide

Care about the environment but don't know what to do? Don't worry, 2022 UMSU Environment OBs Chelsea Daniel and Zach Matthews are coming to the rescue.

 

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Farrago Print Submissions

Submissions for the print edition will vary during the year—please keep an eye out on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for these announcements.

If you have missed a submission period for an edition, we also have rolling submissions where you will be considered for the following edition. Please send any enquiries about print submissions to editors@farragomagazine.com or contact us via Facebook.

?? Edition 5 Submissions Open! ??

Looking forward to seeing BABBA perform at uni? Want it never to be over? We’re here for you in your post-concert-blues time of need. Edition Five is poking its head around the corner, looking you earnestly in the eyes and asking: Voulez-Vous? (Do you want?)

Don your sparkliest boots, your dazzliest diamonds, your sharpest nails, and your flare-iest trousers: it’s bad bitch o’clock. You know what you want, and exactly how to get it. It’s all up to you—there’s no time to linger in the shadows, waiting for it to arrive at your doorstep.

We know what we want, too, and it’s an Edition Five that’s shimmering with talent. But our magazine isn’t going to fill itself. Do you want to be part of this show?

Edition 5 is horny. Take it now or leave it.

??Pitches due: Monday 30th May 11.59PM AEST
??Cold submissions due: Friday 17 June 11.59pm AEST.
??Send your (themed or un-themed) submissions to: editors@farragomagazine.com

??Content List: coming soon! 
??Moodboard: view it here!

 

Farrago Online Submissions

We are always open for online submissions! We publish fiction, creative non-fiction, non-fiction, experimental/hybrid work, poetry, comics, artworks, essays, and commentary. Have a gander around our website to get a feel of the type of student work we publish.

Guidelines

  • We only accept submissions by current University of Melbourne students or alumni.
  • We will only consider unpublished work.
  • If you are pitching, please include examples of your previous work.
  • We are happy to receive cold submissions.
  • Please send no more than three submissions at a time.

Word limits are as follows:

  • News: No more than 1,000 words.
  • Non-fiction: No more than 1,500 words.
  • Creative prose: No more than 2,000 words.
  • Creative poetry: No more than 100 lines.
  • Photography: No more than three photographs.
  • Comics: No more than 10 pages.

Send your submissions, pitches, or enquiries to editors@farragomagazine.com.

 

Radio Fodder Blog Submissions

Fodder Blog submissions are always open. The Blog has a very particular niche: we publish art and culture reviews, listicles, playlists, opinion pieces, essays, commentary, interviews. Check out our content list for Fodder Blog here. 

Guidelines

  • We only accept submissions by current University of Melbourne students or alumni.
  • We will only consider unpublished work.
  • If you are pitching, please include examples of your previous work.
  • We are happy to receive cold submissions.
  • Please send no more than three submissions at a time.
  • We will generally accept work of up to 1,500 words.
  • If you would like to review a concert, performance, show, festival, or exhibition for Farrago, please send an email and we can try to organise a media pass for you.

Send your submissions, pitches, or enquiries to editors@farragomagazine.com.

 

Join the Farrago and Radio Fodder Team

We are currently recruiting Blog Subeditors, Radio Hosts and News Reporters

Applications to join other positions in Farrago and the Radio Fodder Team are open only via Expressions of Interest. If you're interested in joining us, you can find detailed position descriptions of all team roles here.

Our 2022 vision is centred around the representation of students from all backgrounds (including CALD, BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ communities), interests, faculties, languages and stages in their creative pursuits. All roles are entry level and require no previous experience. If you have any questions, have experience with previously under-represented genres (e.g. multilingual poetry, slam poetry) that you'd like to work with, or have a role in mind you don't see listed: shoot us an email with as much detail as you'd like to join@farragomagazine.com.

Any and all emails about joining the team should be sent to join@farragomagazine.com.

 

 
Farrago's magazine cover - Edition Three 2021

EDITION TWO 2022 AVAILABLE NOW!

Read our newest folklore edition! She's filled to the brim with tantalising folk-tales, day-dreamy illustrations and spell-binding hot-takes on everything from Indian mythology to the Sad-Girl music era!

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