New poetry by Geoff Page
Archives for August 2015
I had no martyr’s faith that love could kindle the dry thatch of my heart.
Poetry by David Malouf from 1960.
Steven Carroll on the trail of T.S. Eliot and his sense of place
Jennifer Mills on quitting poetry
New poetry by Toby Fitch
The mind wanders to what could have been, in new fiction by Fiona Capp
New poetry by Nathan Curnow
‘Here I am, your Honour,’ I’d plead. ‘I’ve read everything from Ernest Hemingway and Ralph Ellison to Bret Easton Ellis—and not only do I lead a fictional existence which would do justice to the above authors, I still can’t get courteous counter service at the Niagara Cafe in downtown Bega!’
Barry Cooper in Meanjin 2006.
New poetry by Mran-Maree Laing
A response to Jim Wafer’s 1977 piece ‘Myths and Other Realities of Aboriginal Education’.
Soon after Tea-tree, a turn-off indicates the eighty miles of track which lead north-west, through Anningie Station, to Willowra: the prosaic landmarks of the highway are soon left behind. The mountains, hills and rocks seen from the track are, for the Aboriginal people, enduring reminders of the legendary events which originally gave form to the landscape.
From the archives, Jim Wafer’s 1977 essay on education and indigenous communities.
Tôn Thất Quỳnh Du translates Trần Doãn Nho’s memory of one harrowing night in Vietnam