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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 Keeping an Eye on Sinclair
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'We were both beckoned to the office, but I had nothing to do with it. I would explain this to Savio, I decided, as I followed him inside. For once, I would be honest. Sinclair left the door open behind us. We sat in the hard chairs Savio indicated with a soft wave. I did not look at Sinclair as he crossed his legs beside me. I watched Savio roost in his big swivel chair. I took out words like stones and turned them over. But before I could arrange them, Savio turned his monitor to face us, and there I was in the centre of the frame...' (Publication abstract)

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    y separately published work icon Meanjin vol. 78 no. 1 Autumn 2019 16531898 2019 periodical issue

    'We were just a little surprised when the Australia Council said yes. But then a year later—as you were—they said no.

    'Three years back, when the council redrew the map of arts funding, Meanjin lost its rolling three-year key organisation grant, a pattern that had allowed if not luxury then a degree of certainty. Money was the root of it all: the council’s budget had been gutted and cuts had to be made. Whatever discomforting ripples were felt through opera, ballet and theatre companies had become a toxic trickle by the time the tide of change made its way down the funding food chain to bodies whose business was literature.' (Jonathan Green, Introduction)

    pg. 82-88
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