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Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 Sissy Girl
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'The best thing that's happened to me lately is how I'm startin ta feel sorry for whitefellas. You probably think that's pretty funny, eh. Seeing as I'm the one what's locked up, and youse ". well. I dunno where youse are. School. maybe. Home. Whatever. Not jail, that's for sure. They don't call it jail. They call it juvenile detention. but you believe that ya wanna look at that window la. See that steel mesh welded on? Try opening that window on a hot arvo in January. Its jail, orright.'  (Introduction)

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Meanjin : Fine Writing and Provocative Ideas Under Construction vol. 60 no. 1 2001 Z869416 2001 periodical issue 2001 pg. 100-103
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Meanjin A-Z : Fiction 1980 to Now Jonathan Green (editor), Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 2018 13957310 2018 anthology short story

    'Think of an Australian writer and chances are that at some time or another they’ve had short fiction published in Meanjin.
    'For the first time a treasure trove of this writing leaps from the pages of Meanjin into a book of fine fiction.
    'You’ll read Tim Winton, David Malouf and recent work by Jennifer Mills. In between you’ll find John Kinsella, Eliot Perlman, Elizabeth Jolley, Nicholas Jose, Bruce Pascoe, Melissa Lucashenko, A.S. Patric and many more. '  (Publication summary)

    Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 2018
    pg. 121-126
Last amended 8 Nov 2018 13:19:14
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  • Brisbane, Queensland,
  • Boggo Road Jail, Dutton Park, South Brisbane - East Brisbane area, Brisbane - South & South West, Brisbane, Queensland,
  • ca. 2000
  • Brisbane, Queensland,
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