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Issue Details: First known date: 2018... no. 2 March 2018 of Not Very Quiet est. 2017 Not Very Quiet
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'The poems in this issue of Not Very Quiet have moved, startled and delighted me, and they leave me in no doubt that (in the resounding words of Arundathi Roy) we will lay siege to empire and pave the way for another world …

'She is definitely on her way … I can hear her breathing …' (Anita Patel, Editorial introduction)


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

    Comme des garçons by Akka Ballenger Constantin

    Eating my Ghost Ration by Devon Balwit

    Ekkentros by Toni La Ree Bennett 

    Bones by Brooke Callen

    It’s Later Than You Think by Michelle Brooks 

    In Paris, my eyes made me Chinese by Caris Cruz

    three tanka by Anne Louise Curran

    Black Dream Bird by Moyra Donaldson

    Geese Pond, 1985, and a Photo of My Daughter by Apryl Fox

    Flying by Mary Ellen Greenwood

    Duende and Long Live L.A. by Christina Lengyel

    Blade Runner 2049 by Wes Lee

    Peafowl by Erin Halliday

    Delinquency by Patricia L. Hamilton

    Icarus by Maggie Harless

    Jesus puts up a Facebook page by Michelle Hartman

    Captain Longstocking Laura Hoffman

    Send my roots rain Cheryl Hopson

    Winter Romana Iorga

    The Postman never knocks twice Shokoofeh Jabbari

    Here the birds have learned by Arezu Montazer

    The Night Shift Sheila Mulrooney

    Juche Paula Persoleo

    After Charlottesville Donna Pucciani

    Fair Condition Chelsea Stone

    Husband Elana Wolff


* Contents derived from the 2018 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Forgivei"I wish, planet, I could summon", Nicola Bowery , single work poetry
The Feministi"At the party", Denise Burton , single work poetry
Malthusi"Swigging from her over-sized sea-blue water flask, she never", Monica Carroll , single work poetry
In One Hundred Daysi"an old man", Anne Casey , single work poetry
SWEAT / SHOPi"We are bound, she and I, by inevitable threads;", Melissa Coffey , single work poetry
Mining Timei"We find it, glabrous as a pearl,", P. S. Cottier , single work poetry
A Bombi"A bomb", M. T. C. Cronin , single work poetry
Deeds of War and Peacei"There are testaments, faith", Anne Elvey , single work poetry
Two Ravens Sijoi"Two ravens this past three weeks are companions, their own", Anne Elvey , single work poetry
If There’s Loss Here, I’ll Never Find Iti"Nor can I know", Kathryn Fry , single work poetry
Whitei"We see you above the path of birds, above", Kathryn Fry , single work poetry
Her Last Posti"Aunt Ellen says that you would be annoyed", Penny Gleeson , single work poetry
Daliti"A woman lies asleep upon the path.", Hazel Hall , single work poetry
Eating the Reefi"Adrift, pursuing phantoms of lost habitats", Kristin Hannaford , single work poetry
Gethsemanei"I imagine you are kneeling, the shape of you –", Kristin Hannaford , single work poetry
Sinny and the Circusi"Sinny ran away from the race the other day", Kathryn Hummel , single work poetry
The Accession, Kendall Kirkwood , single work poetry
Mary Anning Discovers the Plesiosaur, 1824i"These objects you dig around seem", Rosanna Licari , single work poetry

Author's note: In 2010, Mary Anning was recognised by the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge as one of the 10 most influential women scientists in British history.

Bodhi of a Poemi"The good mother, when her belly swells,", Victoria McGrath , single work poetry
Death for Beginnersi"Ten thousand fold is only a measure of the", Vivienne Mohan , single work poetry

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