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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... vol. 68 no. 3 Spring 2009 of Meanjin est. 1940 Meanjin
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  • Contents indexed selectively.
  • Includes the sixth instalment of Caroline Lee's serialised novel Stripped.


* Contents derived from the 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Notes on Provenance, or, Tom Ross's Tooth, Carolyn Fraser , 2009 single work autobiography (p. 20-31)
A Nice Sound : On Designing 'Nick Cave Stories', Mary Callahan , 2009 single work prose (p. 32-37)
Nick Cave, Man or Myth?, Mark Mordue , 2009 single work prose (p. 81-93)
Their Hooks Find Hold Deep in Our Flesh : Part Six, Kate Fielding , 2009 single work prose (p. 125-142)
Immersing the Audience : Sophie Cunningham Talks to Robert Connolly, Sophie Cunningham (interviewer), 2009 single work interview (p. 150-161)
How to Cook a Family, Susan Johnson , 2009 single work short story (p. 164-167)
Loud Bones, Ruby Murray , 2009 single work short story

'It’s been three years since Roxanne had sex. For the first six months, it had been funny. Sitting with Rita and Linda in cafés on Brunswick Street, in the city, in Collingwood, she’d thrown her arms up in the air and said things like ‘Six months, I mean, what the fuck is that, right?’ And they’d all laughed, as if there was something exciting and even naughty about not having sex in six whole months. By that August, she was shocked to realise that she’d been making the ‘six months’ joke for a whole year. ‘Twelve months’ just didn’t have the same sound as ‘six months’. At the end of eighteen months, she stopped talking about it altogether. When the topic of sex came up, as it invariably did, she sidestepped, laughed, said ‘not as frequently as I’d like’ or something equally inane, and moved the conversation away from herself.'  (Introduction)

(p. 168-176)
Suburban Mystery, Pierz Newton-John , 2009 single work short story (p. 177-182)
Intelligence Quotient, Georgia Blain , 2009 single work short story

'Just before I turned forty, my mother, who was the only other member of my family still alive, died from a stroke. She left me a small amount of money, enough for a deposit on a semi in a suburb that was not too far from the city, a place where the streets were hilly and treeless, and the houses that hadn’t been knocked down to build huge brick villas remained unrenovated.' (Introduction)

(p. 183-194)
Provisional Desire, Tim Richards , 2009 single work short story (p. 195-199)
Heat Wave, Melbourne - Hottest Day on Record since 1855i"Snorkelling a sunken platform three feet deep", Michelle Leber , 2009 single work poetry (p. 216-217)
Religious Experiencei"Something like a temple has appeared in the hotel lobby", Caroline Caddy , 2009 single work poetry (p. 218)
1. Morning Sicknessi"I had lost myself in a novel by Marie Darrieussecq", Maria Takolander , 2009 single work poetry (p. 219)
2. Ultrasoundi"I had read that some women feed life with scratched", Maria Takolander , 2009 single work poetry (p. 219)
Unborn, Maria Takolander , 2009 sequence poetry (p. 219-220)
3. Foetal Movementi"In my guidebook to pregnancy, a pencil illustration offers me", Maria Takolander , 2009 single work poetry (p. 220)
Standing among the Philosophy Class There Will Be Shadows, Murmuringi"Coats wet, we come", Dan Disney , 2009 single work poetry (p. 221)
Precious Fewi"Not him. You've seen him by a garden bed,", Stephen Edgar , 2009 single work poetry (p. 222)
Graphology 808 : Beetopic or Beetopia?i"Indifferent to imagery and choreography,", John Kinsella , 2009 single work poetry (p. 223)
Talking to Angeri"Ah, anger, you are a bat,", Roberta Lowing , 2009 single work poetry (p. 224)

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