Story: Magazines and periodicals

Spilt Ink

Spilt Ink

This 1937 cover of Spilt Ink features a woodcut depicting Eileen Duggan, the first New Zealand poet to gain an international reputation. Spilt Ink was among a number of short-lived literary and arts journals – sometimes called little magazines – that were founded in the 1930s and 1940s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Spilt Ink, April-May 1937 (S-L-1261-Cover)

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Ben Schrader, 'Magazines and periodicals - Art and literary magazines, 1930 to 1950', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 June 2024)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 22 Oct 2014, updated 1 Apr 2020