Issue 1: October-November 2000
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HEAT 14 presented:
In October 2000:
- responses to Treblinka and Auschwitz by Inga
Clendinnen, Andrea Goldsmith and Dorothy Porter,
- essays on Montale and Messiaen by Kevin Hart
and Fiona Sampson,
- new fiction and poetry by Emma Lew, Luke Davies,
MTC Cronin, Antoni Jach, Tony Macris, Kathleen Stewart and Matthew Karpin,
- and two stories set in Vietnam by George Evans
and Pham Thi Hoai.
HEAT 15, featured:
- new work by Helen Garner, Gillian Mears, Mandy
Sayer, Christopher Cyrill, Evelyn Juers, Cassandra Pybus, Nicholas Jose,
Judy Horacek, Antigone Kefala, and the Impac prize-winning novelist
Latest issue: Music, its place in our dreams, memories and struggles,
is the theme of the current Meanjin.At the heart of the issue are
a sequence of musical reflections commissioned from Australian writers,
- Merlinda Bobis, Anna Maria Dell'oso, ChrisChristopher
Kelen, Dorothy Porter and Morris Lurie, who were asked to consider a
musical moment of particular personal significance.
- The intersection of words and music is explored
at length, with Kathleen Mary Fallon in discussion with Maryanne Lynch
about the musicality of language and the move from page to chamber opera
stage; and Chris McAuliffe in discussion with Clinton Walker about writing
and reporting on punk, pop and indigenous country.
- Elizabeth McMahon considers music and dance
in Christos Tsiolkas' Loaded;
- Naomi Cass writes about Percy Grainger and the
- and Lisa Meekison discusses music in contemporary
- Fiction and poetry contributors include Brian
Castro, Nigel Featherstone, Dorothy Hewett and John Kinsella.
For the latest, see Overland
- Meanjin's60th year will be celebrated
at the Melbourne Writers Festival, where writers including Natasha Cho,
Mary Kalantzis, John Kinsella and Chris McAuliffe will discuss cultural
cringe in a global age, a reconsideration of Arthur Phillips' "The Cultural
Cringe", first published in Meanjinin 1950. Sunday August 27,
4pm, in the Bagging Room, CUB Malthouse. Bookings (03) 9685 5111.
- Meanjinand the Victorian Writers' Centre
are presenting a Fringe Festival event, "Camaraderie: Strange Bedfellows
and (Un)Holy Alliances", on Tuesday October 10, 7pm, at La Mama. Ian
McBryde, Jordie Albiston and PiO will explore themes of collaboration
and friendship, followed by an open mike session. Details and registration
from the Victorian Writers' Centre (03) 9415 1077.
overland 160 featured:
Siglo 12 presented:
- An issue exploring dialogue - between people,
cultures, art forms and epochs
edited by Martin Ball and Cassandra Pybus, featuring:
in Tasmania by Jim Everett;
- Martin Ball looking at The
Dead Poet's Society by David Hansen;
- poetry by Gary Catalano, Alice Rae, Sylvia
Dropulich, Phyllis Perlstone, Adam Stokell and James Norcliffe
- and art work by: Brigita Ozolins, Simon
Cuthbert, Lionello Balestrieri, Jane Burton, Heather Swan, J.
Dempsey, Michael Schlitz, Ian Bonde, Nguyen Minh Thanh, Masato Nakamaura,
Wen, Helga Groves, Michael Nelson, Jagamara, AH Xian and John
The next issue of Siglo will focus on opera:
- from Il Travatoreto soap opera,
- from Mike Leigh's Topsy Turvyto IHOS
opera's latest project,
- and a study of some grand divas of past and
- Siglo 13 also contains the three winning
entries of the Siglocollaborations prize and a CD of Raffaele
Marcellino's Don Juan.
- The theme was Sport with:
- Sara Coles on 'My Pidgeon will Sweat Itself
'Krankite was born into the ricecream isle of a Vegas supermarket.
The first time I met him he was a stranger, a stranger standing
in the backyard of Carnal St., sculling strawberry milk...'
- Michael Doyle on 'A Crisis of Identity:
'Wogs: The Greeks, the Italians, the Serbs, the Croats, the Macedonians,
the Maltese, the Turks, the Albanians. Those who have been uprooted.
Those who are dislocated from their culture. Those who find solace
in the world game
- Brad Haylock on 'I Spectate, Therefore I
'the sporting Australia of today is not embodied in the professional
athlete, nor even in the weekend warrior... instead it is upheld
by our passion for spectating... the experience that is afforded
by the live-to-air helmet-cam, race-cam, wicket-cam, bat-cam, ball-cam,
- Michelle Williams interviews Friendly
- Mischa Merz gives us a preview of her new
novel, Bruising:a journey through gender, about her time
as a female boxer.
The next issue of Voiceworksfocussed
looking for poetry, fiction, literary non-fiction, opinion pieces, photography,
illustrations, interviews and comics. The magazine is broken up into
2 sections: a theme section and a non-theme section. Work is still published
even if it doesn't correspond to the theme.
other hard currency on AHR
1: October - November 2000
2: December 2000 - February 2001
3: March - May 2001
4: June - August 2001
5: September - December 2001
Issue 6: January
- May 2002
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