The Austrovert. Number 4, Spring 1951, to Number 9, December 1952. ['An occasional journal devoted mainly to Australian literature' (John Tregenza: Australian Little Magazines, 1923-1954)]
Glen Iris, Bruce Muirden, 1951 to 1952.
Small quarto (Number 4) and quarto, six issues, 8 pages (Numbers 4 and 8) and 10 pages (Numbers 5-7 and 9) with a few illustrations.
Number 4 was limited to 499 copies, Number 5 to 'not more than 500 copies'; a fine run.
Ten issues of this literary journal were published between December 1950 and June 1953 (the last one, published in Darwin, was called 'The Northern Austrovert'). The first two were limited to 400 copies each, and Number 3 to 500 copies. Number 4 contains an article by Arthur Upfield ('The Critic's Value'), and Number 7 contains a two-page review (of 'The Shades Will Not Vanish' by Helen Fowler, and 'The Ridge and the River' by Tom Hungerford) by P.R. Stephensen, his 'first signed article in the last ten years'.