Issue 214


Contents

Regulars

Jacinda Woodhead – Editorial

Alison Croggon
Mel Campbell
Giovanni Tiso
Stephen Wright
Contributors

FEATURES

Avan Judd Stallard
Welcome to Curtin
Working in a detention centre

BJ Thomason
A slippery bastard
The many legends of Breaker Morant

Jeff sparrow
‘Cats are out, sloths are in’
What’s the point of fact-checking?

Andrew Nette
A proletarian James Bond?
Spy novels in the Soviet Bloc

Claire Corbett
The last space waltz?
Saying goodbye to space travel

Brendan Keogh
On video game criticism
A letter to Susan Sontag

Jill Jolliffe
A new thalidomide?
The health costs of forced adoption

Ira Lightman &
Anthony Hayes
Is plagiarism wrong?
A debate

FICTION

Jennifer Mills – Fancy cuts: an introduction

Josephine Rowe
A small cleared space

Kate Hall
Little quiet one

Anthony Panegyres
Submerging

Ben Walter
What fear was

POETRY

Peter Minter
Judge’s report: 2013 Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize

MYLES GOUGH
First place: topography

Andrew Watts
Second place: Lagrange

Mitchell Welch
Third place: Stanwell Tops

ILLUSTRATIONS

Murtaza Ali Jafari
Ben Juers
Lee Lai
Megan cope
Michael Hawkins
Frances Howe
Joanna Anderson

COVER ART

Ingo Giezendanner

Editorial team

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