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Not Quite Bukowski single work   autobiography  
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Not Quite Bukowski
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

In this memoir, the author describes his beginnings as a young poet and how he struggled with discrimination and mental institutions before being diagnosed with schizophrenia. He is excluded from the Melbourne poetry scene, but still considers himself as having grown up in the literary world.


  • Author's note: Warning: may contain angst about the Melbourne Performance Poetry and Spoken word scene
  • Epigraph: They hate you when you’re clever but they despise a fool – John Lennon, “Working Class Hero”

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia:

    Type of disability Schizophrenia.
    Type of character Primary.
    Point of view First person (autobiographical).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Long Paddock Writing Disability vol. 76 no. 2 2016 10762465 2016 periodical issue 2016
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