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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Maria Tumarkin
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'Dear Rude Awakening, hello. 
'I realise now you came to me three times. Pint, you were a Musician. People would get under each other's skin to your music. Love songs. Set in half-forgotten cities that lay, like camels, in sand and dust. With retired coronets left behind by history. A god-shaped hole or a hole-shaped god. Love songs, but not how-deep-is-your-love love songs. One day, not in Australia mercifully, you became a star. Now hundreds of thousands of people were falling for each other, fucking, feeling their hearts beat and bind to your songs. And somehow in this ascent of yours, which felt, yes, almost inevitable, your very modest capacity for love and friendship, the unfeelingness of your heart, the scale of your self-involvement, never entered the frame. ' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Signed, Sealed, Delivered : From Women of Letters Michaela McGuire (editor), Marieke Hardy (editor), Docklands : Viking , 2016 10475585 2016 anthology correspondence

    'The beautiful art of letter writing is still the best way to connect, to express a thought or a feeling. In this all-new anthology, Australia’s queens of correspondence Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire have engaged our finest, sharpest minds to pen missives of courage and humour and wisdom. Collected from the hugely popular live Women of Letters salons,Signed, Sealed, Delivered gives an entertaining and heartfelt insight into some of our brightest Australian stars.

    'All royalties for this book will go to Edgar's Mission animal rescue shelter.' (Publication summary)

    Docklands : Viking , 2016
    pg. 22-27
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