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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... no. 20 April 2017 of Mascara Literary Review est. 2007 Mascara Literary Review
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'I’m very pleased that #UNFUNDED Issue 20 has arrived to celebrate a decade of Mascara.

'My thanks to all our contributors to the journal and to our editors, especially Jo Langdon and our intern, Zachary Ward.

'We remain grateful to the Australia Council and to the writing community for their strong support, past and present in social media and for our activism.

We are seeing new literary journals such as The Suburban Review, Pencilled-In and platforms such as Feminartsy emerge to support writers in the margins, suggesting the continuity of discourses necessary to sustain and foster diversity.

'A serious editorial is to follow here soon; meantime, we hope you enjoy some of the excellent work in these pages ….

Michelle Cahill


April 2017



  • Only literary material by Australian authors individually indexed. Other material in this issue includes:

    • But Sundays by American poet Jessica Dionne
    • At Least this Music and Shark Eye, February by American poet Jenna Cardinale
    • Poems by American poet Darren C Demaree
    • Offshore by UK writer Kay Sexton (Short story Prize winner)
    • Hayley Scrivenor reviews We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo
    • Robert Wood reviews Annihilation of Caste by Ambedkar, introduced by Arundhati Roi


* Contents derived from the 2017 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Containeri"We conquer hearts like climbing", Adolfo Aranjuez , single work poetry
Road Tripi"In the summer of 1995 my mother and I took", Shastra Deo , single work poetry
Salt, Sugari"You never told me how it happened—bones trembling", Shastra Deo , single work poetry
Home Is the Solace of Small Towns (Springbrook 1991)i"Eucalypts filter light like fly screen", Mindy Gill , single work poetry
Orchid Avenuei"When my grandfather hears the first curlew", Mindy Gill , single work poetry
The Wreck of the Heartlandi"You have chosen your compass for this voyage.", Paul Dawson , single work poetry
The Honeyeatersi"“I am half a soul.”", T. J. Wilkshire , single work poetry
Dear Father,i"At morning –", T. J. Wilkshire , single work poetry
The Sun Was As Yellow As Her Wash Soapi"Sometimes I feel glad no one", Annie Blake , single work poetry
You Like The Smiths?i"there’s someone in class today who looks like", Darlene Soberano , single work poetry
Watching the Curry Van at Margaret River Mouthi"watchsprings", R. D. Wood , single work poetry
Departi"Your death is a soft, green wing. Velvet spun by sun.", Anne Walsh , single work poetry
Venetian Lullabyi"You gaze from your cot at the belltower", Paul Munden , single work poetry
Four Posteri"The frame was hung with tapestries. If he lay", Paul Munden , single work poetry
Five Untitled Prose Poemsi"Thoughts bother the night, they’re out of control. He tells himself the thing he’s thinking about", Owen Bullock , single work poetry
So Much Fruit…i"You look so odd in this backyard", Anita Patel , single work poetry
Apples and Chilliesi"Last night I heard a woman talk about apples.", Anita Patel , single work poetry
In Australia, It Rotates Counter-Clockwisei"Plok! And a galaxy of yellow brown muck splashed into being. No longer pristine, the water in the", Angela Serrano , single work poetry
Bleachers on Beaches, Dave Drayton , single work poetry
White Meati"you are in no state to learn", Dave Drayton , single work poetry

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