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Issue Details: First known date: 2003... vol. 10 no. 2 Autumn 2003 of Five Bells est. 1994 Five Bells
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* Contents derived from the 2003 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
[Review] Redback Mansion : Poems, Helen Annand , single work correspondence (p. 3)
[Review] Open Boat, Barbed Wire Sky, Sue Hicks , single work correspondence
Sue Hicks farewells her Australian friends prior to her return to England after 20 years of living in Australia. She also thanks those who offered support in the publication of Open Boat Barbed Wire Sky.
(p. 3)
Poetry in Tasmania : A Personal Memoir, Tim Thorne , single work criticism (p. 4-6)
Kindling Sparks : Poetry in Hobart, Megan Schaffner , single work criticism (p. 7-10)
Time Isn't Inside Clocksi"The years like water", Jenny Barnard , single work poetry (p. 9)
Poetry on the Air, Kathy Bobbi , single work column
Bobbi explains her role as a reader on Hobart's Radio for the Print Handicapped and her growing love for poetry.
(p. 11-12)
The Tasmanian Poetry Scene : A Young Writer's Perspective, Juliet Paine , single work column (p. 13-14)
On Litmags, Kids and Generosity, Ralph Wessman , single work criticism
Wessman reflects on his reasons for publishing a small literary magazine and comments on the tensions that developed within the Tasmanian writing community in 2002-2003 over Forestry Tasmania's sponsorship of Ten Days on the Island Festival.
(p. 15-17)
Nature Writing, Writing Nature, P. R. Hay , single work criticism
Although taking issue with the framing of literature within genres, Hay discusses the Australian tradition of 'nature writing' particularly in the field of non-fiction prose.
(p. 18-20)
Confessions of a Hobbyist Poet, John Carey , single work column
Carey provides a definition of and a charter for 'hobbyist poets'.
(p. 21-22)
How I Write Poetry (and Shouldn't), John Carey , single work biography
Carey describes his method of writing poetry at his local Club on a Saturday afternoon.
(p. 23)
The Obsession with China, Margaret Bradstock , single work criticism

Bradstock briefly surveys the output of Australian writers who have depicted China in their work and then focuses on the travels of Mary Gaunt within China in the early 1900s and Gaunt's resultant travel books and novels.

(p. 24-25)
Poetry at the Pub (Newcastle) Inc. : A Brief History, Glenn Stuart Beatty , Jan Dean , single work column (p. 26-27)
Vale: Alice Sinclair : 4 July 1929-1 March 2003, Jan Dean , single work obituary (p. 28-29)
Misererei"If you can be cut be", Elizabeth Campbell , single work poetry (p. 29)
Note: Corrected version.
How Poets Work : Kathryn Lomer, Kathryn Lomer , single work autobiography (p. 30-31)
Plato in a Bari"Waiting for you I would look in a mirror,", Graeme Hetherington , single work poetry (p. 34)
The Coastal Book of the Deadi"Suburban, wet Culburra; filled lawns", Anna Nicholson , single work poetry (p. 34-35)
Untitled, Louise Wakeling , extract poetry (p. 35)
Razor Wirei"Number 82176 is two", Jenni Nixon , single work poetry (p. 35)

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