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Issue Details: First known date: 1982... 1982 Paper Children : Selections From the McGregor Literary Competitions, 1980-81
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  • The introduction states that the selected poems and stories were commended or awarded prizes in the 1980 and 1981 McGregor Literary Competition. However, the neither the placings nor the year of entry is given anywhere in the publication.


* Contents derived from the Toowoomba, Toowoomba area, Darling Downs, Queensland,:Darling Downs Institute Press , 1982 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Paper Children, Elizabeth Jolley , single work short story (p. 7-24)
In the Suburbsi"The porch faces the street", Julia Britton , single work poetry (p. 25-26)
The Queen Says Mix, Graham Sheil , single work short story (p. 27-41)
Mangrovesi"Against the moon", Peter Long , single work poetry (p. 42-49)
Narratives, Jonathan Dawson , single work short story (p. 50-58)
The Song of the Tropical Birdsi"Certain species perform", Brian Dibble , single work poetry (p. 59)
Antipodean Triptych, Brian Dibble , sequence poetry (p. 59-61)
Life Comes In Flashesi"Solitary, confined", Brian Dibble , single work poetry (p. 60)
Beloit: :Perthi"this shore", Brian Dibble , single work poetry (p. 61)
Easter Morning, Delphii"Last night they mourned for Dionysos dead.", Isobel Robin , single work poetry (p. 62)
Stony Valley, Avital Nathani , single work short story (p. 63-71)
"At the gates of Sydney Road cemetery" 1 : Procession, Diane Fahey , single work poetry (p. 72)
2 : Tenth Counti"Sober autumn air fosters a clean grief.", Diane Fahey , single work poetry (p. 72-73)
A Death in the City, Diane Fahey , sequence poetry (p. 72-75)
3 : Ashi"The fourth, last brother is dead before fifty.", Diane Fahey , single work poetry (p. 73)
4 : Gatheringsi"Last year in Melbourne somewhere,", Diane Fahey , single work poetry (p. 73-74)
5 : Night Visioni"One single grief has power to rouse", Diane Fahey , single work poetry (p. 75)
"Inside your car going somewhere else." 6 : Honeycomb, Diane Fahey , single work poetry (p. 75)
The Rainy Seasoni"It's so wet the calf's tail drips like a tap,", Allan Jurd , single work poetry (p. 76)
Bonny, Arthur Thomas , single work short story (p. 77-87)

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