Issue 197



Jeff Sparrow − Editorial


Towards 200: Fiona Capp − The Lost Garden

CAL Art and Life: Darshana Jayemanne − The Resident of Evil Creek*


Guy Rundle − When the rubric hits the Rudd

Anwyn Crawford − The monarch of middlebrow

Lizzie O’Shea − Beautiful as the sunset

Francesca Rendle-Short − My father’s body

Sophie Cunningham − Places of shade

Thomas Rye − Sea eagle dreaming

Liz Thompson & Ben Rosenzweig − Permanent residency not sold separately, education not included


Shane Strange − Fiveash

David McLaren − An odd sort of absence

Virginia Peters − The fat man

Warren Barker − Devil take the child (online only) (PDF)


Kerry Leves − poetry

Peter Mitchell − Marion May Campbell

Keri Glastonbury − Tom Cho

Tom O’Lincoln − politics


Kate Fagan − Authentic Nature

Claire Gaskin − walking away

Martin Harrison − this rain

Hugh Tolhurst − HMAS Musicianship

Caroline Williamson − Winter morning

Nick Whittock − barbados − pilates of the caribbean

Jal Nicholl − The doorkeeper

Les Wicks − Terminal One

Duncan Hose − Sat. morning

Sam Langer − Rome

Jeff Sparrow

Jeff Sparrow is a Walkley Award-winning writer, broadcaster and former editor of Overland.

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