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Issue Details: First known date: 2018... no. 3 September 2018 of Not Very Quiet est. 2017 Not Very Quiet
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'In selecting ‘stimulus’ for this third issue of Not Very Quiet (which I am delighted to be joining as guest-editor), I am mindful of the fact that the first two issues of the magazine have attracted submissions from all over the world.

'Despite, or perhaps because of this fact, I would like this stimulus to reflect an Australian sensibility, and a very particular one too.  I want to highlight the work of two Australian artists of the twentieth century (predominantly): the poet Fay Zwicky and the painter Grace Cossington Smith. Two artists engaged in the investigation of questions of individuation and belonging, spirit and intellect, light and dark, ideas of being ‘outside’ or ‘inside’ and all these terms might imply; the weight of tradition and the liberating possibilities of the imagination – explored from the very particular vantage point of urban and suburban Australia in the long shadow cast by the second world war.' ( Lisa Brockwell : Publication introduction)


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

    Jane Murray Bird : Intermittent Fasting with Herbs

    Justine Chan : When it was Circular 

    Abigail Kirby Conklin : She's Got Fantastic Hair 

    Jessica Conley : The Body Lies in Meridian 

    Anna Forsyth : Eight Parts Love and Naming

    Kellie Frawley : Bottomless and The Rink on 5th

    Breia Gore : Apartment Complex and Venice

    Joy Howard : Rhythm on the Inside

    Kimberly Lambright : Flora Cloth

    Kelsey Samantha Milian LopezBuenos Dias Nina

    LindaAnn LoSchiavo : Milliner's Late Night

     Jessica (Tyner) MehtaThe Proposal and The Salt Lick

    Kate Miller : In the Dutch Tradition and A Woman of Letters

    Bella Pori : Death Trap : A Sestina and Desert Varnish

    Janette Schafer : Remembering Lisa

     Catherine Trundle : They said and Two Girls in a Boat

    Nicole Zdeb : Narcissus or the pond?



* Contents derived from the 2018 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
An Introduction to a Poet Who Isn’t Mei"let’s return to an image of the poet in red", Claire Albrecht , single work poetry
Exposurei"White marks on a black page; a photographic negative of loss. It’s the view from", Cassandra Atherton , single work poetry
Musclesi"you have to be living under a rock", Magdalena Ball , single work poetry
Lamerooi"We stop for coffee and cake.", J V Birch , single work poetry
The Touch of Promisei"Touch-typing", Denise Burton , single work poetry
Inside Nana’si"inside Nana’s", Robyn Cairns , single work poetry
Cheongsami"At the bottom of my wardrobe: eight dresses,", Eileen Chong , single work poetry
Days Drawing Ini"You sleep to forget, and wake having forgotten", Jennifer Compton , single work poetry
Getting in the Wayi"Intending to chop wood he chopped the bad girl", M. T. C. Cronin , single work poetry
Sciencei"We must determine if the lovers are as they say.", M. T. C. Cronin , single work poetry
Interior with Wardrobe Mirrori"How civilized in 1955", Jan Dean , single work poetry
Scar Massagei"a tiny section of my body", Tricia Dearborn , single work poetry
From the Attici"I thought a lot about the maze of rooftops –", Jane Frank , single work poetry
Pointillism Workshop at Gootchie, 1976i"Home…Tiaro…Bauple Mountain…Gootchie", Jane Frank , single work poetry
Beef Tea Heirloomi"This Schauer Australian Cookery Book", Kathryn Fry , single work poetry
Goldeni"light glints on a glass filled with pale, golden wine", Maria Griffin , single work poetry
The Waiting Dayi"the quiet padding", Hazel Hall , single work poetry
Spot the Difference Had Gadyai"One little Azazel Goat.", Anna Jacobson , single work poetry
Author's note: After Fay Zwicky
Just Violetsi"Of all the objects in this room", Kathy Kituai , single work poetry
My Nanna and Vincent Van Goghi"Vincent van Gogh envisioned making", Cassie Lewis , single work poetry

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