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December 14th – Last Day for Southerly Christmas Subscriptions

A year’s subscription comprises of three issues of Southerly, Australia’s oldest literary magazine. Full of thought-provoking essays, fabulous stories and sublime poetry, it showcases the best and brightest of Australia’s established and emerging literati. Do you know someone wonderful, intelligent, literary, magnificent, witty and dearly loved? A subscription to Southerly is the perfect gift to give them this Christmas. BUT: Due to university closing times, Southerly must receive your Christmas subscriptions no later than December 14th. Please download a subscription form here: http://southerlylitmag.com.au//subscriptions/ and either email with  your credit card details, or post with a cheque or money order made out to…

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Last 2011 monthly blogger – Angela Meyer!

Thank you, Andrew Burke, for your excellent posts. Please don’t forget to check out his blog: http://hispirits.blogspot.com/ For our final monthly blogger for 2011, we have the ever-fabulous Angela Meyer of Literary Minded! Her bio is below: Angela Meyer is a Melbourne-based writer and reviewer. Her stories and criticism have been published widely, including in The Lifted Brow, Wet Ink, Seizure, Cordite, AntiTHESIS, Bookslut, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Age and the Australian. For Southerly, she once interviewed author Cate Kennedy. She is a former acting editor of Bookseller+Publisher – the Australian book industry magazine – and runs a popular blog…

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Blog on blog love

You will have noticed at the right hand side of our front page links to Australian literary journals and magazines. One of these is Overland, who is currently having a subscriberthon. In the interests of promoting Australian writing, Australian literary journals, and simple blog-on-blog love, we encourage you all to go over to the Overland blog and subscribe. If you subscribe this week, you can win prizes as well! And while you’re at it, why not subscribe to Southerly too? Our tab is just at the top. Go on, you know you want to…

Next Monthly Blogger – Andrew Burke!

Ali Cobby Eckerman has provided us with a month of thought-provoking posts and fabulous poetry. Next up is Andrew Burke. His bio is below: Andrew Burke is an Australian writer with publications going back to the 1960s. He has published mainly as a poet, but has also had small plays on the boards, tiny films on the screen and short stories sprinkled over the years. After one career as a Creative Director in advertising, he went into academe in mid-age. He fancies being a ringmaster in a circus next.  His most recent collections Beyond City Limits (Edith Cowan University, 2009), Blue Rose (novel,http://etextpress.com/books.htm)…

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Modern Mobilities: Australian-Transnational Writing

CONTENTS EDITORIAL POETRY Ross Donlon, Trawling in the Arctic Shu Cai, Absurdity (tr. by Ouyang Yu) A. S. Patric, Peking A. Frances Johnson, Geography lessons: Victor Louey’s world tour Victor Daley, When London Calls John Carey, we are not alone Danielle Shelley Carr, This Swirling Saffron Mystery Geoff Page, The Projectionist Michelle Cahill, The Siege Kate Lilley, 1-800-DENIED π.O., E. W. Cole 1832–1918         Harmonica SHORT FICTION Jessica White, The Country of Boats Pavle Radonic, Rise and Shine Hayley Katzen, Postcards ESSAYS AND MEMOIRS Bill Ashcroft, Australian Transnation Kit Kelen, A Transnational Apprenticeship for Poets: Some Notes…

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Letters and Responses

Have you ever read one of our issues and found a piece so intriguing, so inspiring, that you wished you could have responded? Now you can. In time for our newest issue, 71.1 Modern Mobilities: Australian-Transnational Writing, we are launching a new tab. Called ‘Letters and Responses’, it is exactly that – letters from you that talk to the printed word. All letters will be moderated by our editors to ensure lively and stimulating discussion. So if there’s something you want to say, don’t hold back – let us know!

New Monthly Blogger – Ali Cobby Eckerman

An enormous thanks to A S Patric for his excellent and thought-provoking posts. Coming up for our next month of blogging is Ali Cobby Eckermann, one of the editors of our upcoming Indigenous edition. Her bio is below: Ali Cobby Eckermann has enjoyed huge success with her first collection of poetry ‘little bit long time’. Her poetry reflects her journey to reconnect with her Yankunytjatjara / Kokatha family. She has lived most of her adult life in Australia’s Northern Territory. Her first verse novel ‘His Father’s Eyes’ was published in 2011 by Oxford Uni Press. Her second verse novel ‘Ruby Moonlight’ won…

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