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Issue Details: First known date: 2024... 2024 Steel Springs
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'This much I now know, despite our family's apparent reluctance to dwell on the loss. Early on the morning of 7 August 1915, at the Nek-a strip of ground running atop the Gallipoli hills-Private William Dow was among the first two waves of 8th Light Horse Regiment members to leap over the hessian bags lining the Anzac trenches into immediate slaughter by machine gun fire.'  (Publication abstract)

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    y separately published work icon Meanjin vol. 83 no. 1 March 2024 28210791 2024 periodical issue 'Stopping to watch the ancestors dance. Rethinking Australia, reconfiguring capitalism, putting out fires. Loose buttons and lost contact lenses. Trickle-down predators. On the day that the clouds are black, the heavy rain falls like silver. What compels you? What moves you? What radicalises you? What do you imagine you would have done in those circumstances? Giving form, cooking and dreaming, meeting at the threshold. Lightness and water and breathtaking love. The year in truth-telling. Writing for the future. You know how to dance. Just dance.' (Editorial introduction) 2024 pg. 148-157
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