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Issue Details: First known date: 1993... 1993 It Always Rains on Anzac Day
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    y separately published work icon Friendly Street Poetry Reader : Seventeen Friendly Street Poetry Reader : 17 Caroline Cleland (editor), John Griffin (editor), Adelaide Kent Town : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 1993 Z279240 1993 anthology poetry

    'The No. 17 Reader is the 1992 selection of the best Friendly Street poems. Here is South Australian poetry full of life and ranging widely, drawn from the monthly readings at the Box Factory. (Publication summary)

    Adelaide Kent Town : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 1993
    pg. 114
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Friendly Street : New Poets Five Friendly Street : New Poets 5 Maureen Vale , Julian Zytnik , Ioana Petrescu , Adelaide Kent Town : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 1999 Z493045 1999 selected work poetry

    'Ioana Petrescu's poems are sophisticated, witty and eloquent, using elements of play in both a post-modern way and with enough sense of particular personality to communicate with the reader, and not to create distance. She is obviously familiar with international contemporary writing styles, but it is this sense of personality that finally wins over.

    'Maureen Vale writes from within a well recognised world of here and now. Whether she deals with plums (and Eve with a preference for them over apples), 'Figs', 'Going Home', or even exotic subjects like 'Sergei Krikalov Ponders Ten Months in Space' and 'Hypatia's Last Drive', Maureen Vale's poetry is rich with visual images, sense perceptions and a stoic endurance of almost visionary dimensions.

    'Julian Zytnik's collection has the nervous edginess of life today, flashing with as many references and innuendos as a TV commercial yet with an underlying regionalism that defines the particularities of place. South Australian place. Quick as a flicked magazine, yet pervaded by an underlying hurt and vulnerability, these poems flex their muscles and reveal their dangerous inner tenderness.' (Publication summary) 

    Adelaide Kent Town : Friendly Street Poets Wakefield Press , 1999
    pg. 54
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