'Beverley Farmer's reputation as a deeply sensitive and lyrical writer was established with her short stories. Her two collections Milk and Home Time are included here with five uncollected stories and others which were part of A Body of Water. The stories in this richly rewarding collection unfold in the order in which they were written.' (Publication summary)St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1996 pg. 237-258
'Meanjin is Australia's second oldest literary journal. Founded by Clem Christesen in 1940, it has documented both the changing concerns of Australians and the achievements of many of the nation's writers, thinkers and poets. This anthology offers a broad sweep of essays, fiction and poetry published in Meanjin since the magazine began. Readers will get a sense of the debates waged in print over those seven decades and the growing confidence of the Australian written voice.
'The collection will interest the general reader, the literary enthusiast and those interested in Australian culture.
'The anthology has been compiled by current Meanjin editor Sally Heath, associate editor Zora Sanders, poetry editor Judith Beveridge, Richard McGregor and Emma Fajgenbaum.' (Publication summary)Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 2012 pg. 141-164