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'When Paul awoke, the dog had died, and he was sorry. Sorry for its death, sorry he had not cared for it in life as well as he should have, sorry he'd been unable to extend to it more than a vague affection and cheap food; sorry that, at the end, he'd failed to take it to the vet and spare the animal that last dreadful night, sorry too he was not as sorry as he ought to have been...'  (Publication abstract)

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    y separately published work icon Southerly Festschrift : David Brooks vol. 78 no. 1 2018 15258682 2018 periodical issue

    'This issue of Southerly pays tribute to David Brooks, who is retiring as editor after two decades’ stewardship. It includes poetry, fiction, essays and memoir that interweave readings of David’s work with accounts of the various literary communities that David has worked in over four decades from Canberra to North America, Perth, Slovenia, Sydney and now, Katoomba. Together, these pieces create a world of a very specific kind, one populated by words and word people and the currents between them in specific times and places. They also enable us to draw out recurrent themes and practices.

    'The issue is a tribute and a celebration of a creative literary life. We are reminded of the etymology of the word text, from weaving. The issue shows one remarkable textual practice that weaves through the literary page and daily life to community and culture, including this journal. The issue also includes unthemed work across all categories including reviews.' (Editorial introduction)

    pg. 65-82
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