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Issue Details: First known date: 1997... 1997 Car Park Crows
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Age 15 March 1997 Z662488 1997 newspaper issue 1997 pg. 8 Section: Saturday Extra
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Micropress Yates vol. 5 no. 9 October 1997 Z1126674 1997 periodical issue 1997
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Living in the Shade of Nothing Solid Jeff Guess , Wollongong : Five Islands Press , 1998 Z526343 1998 selected work poetry Wollongong : Five Islands Press , 1998 pg. 31
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Cordite Poetry Review Suburbia no. 84 1 February 2018 12858164 2018 periodical issue

    'We begin with two recent voices in Cordite Poetry Review.

    '‘There is an assumption that real art only comes from the city,’ writes Winnie Siulolovao Dunn in her 2017 essay, ‘FOB: Fresh off the Books’. Dunn is writing about the stigma of hailing from both Mt Druitt and Tonga. For the young Dunn, the ethnically diverse Western Suburbs of Sydney seem far removed from any cultural centre. Indeed, as Dunn recounts, it took her twenty-one years to write and own ‘the literature of being a Fob in Mounty County.’

    'The second voice is Corey Wakeling’s, and it comes from his brilliantly provocative review of Puncher & Wattmann’s Contemporary Australian Poetry. Here, Wakeling argues that ‘the suburban is a preeminent register of the Australian contemporary’ and that ‘much Australian poetry already seems embedded in the suburban condition.’ For Wakeling, the huge CAP volume is a testament to the various ways that contemporary poetry is implicated in or grappling with notions and legacies of suburbia.' (Lachlan Brown and Nathanael O'Reilly : Editorial Introduction) 

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