September 2014, no. 364

September 2014, no. 364

Welcome to the September Fiction issue! Here you will find the 2014 Jolley Prize shortlisted stories from Faith Oxenbridge, Cate Kennedy, and winner Jennifer Down. Also in the Fiction Issue: Maria Takolander on short stories, Mary Cunnane on the art of pitching, an interview with Penguin publisher Ben Ball, and ten notable Australian writers discuss their favourite short-story collections. Delia Falconer reviews Mark Henshaw’s second novel, appearing twenty-six years after his début, Felicity Plunkett reviews Helen Garner’s confronting ‘This House of Grief’, and Joel Deane reviews two titles on Julia Gillard and the Labor government.

 

Full Contents

Politics

GRAVITY by Mary Delahunty & RUDD, GILLARD AND BEYOND by Troy Bramston

Society

This House of Grief by Helen Garner

Fiction

WHEN THE NIGHT COMES by Favel Parrett

Politics

Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton & HRC: State Secrets and the rebirth of Hillary Clinton by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes

Fiction

The Snow Kimono by Mark Henshaw

Fiction

THE GOLDEN AGE by Joan London

Economics

Worldly Philosopher by Jeremy Adelman & The Essential Hirschman edited by Jeremy Adelman

Poetry

SPUTNIK’S COUSIN: NEW POEMS by Kent MacCarter

Anthology

PERSPECTIVES: THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY ANTHOLOGY 2013 edited by Aqmarina Andira et al.

Theatre

Macbeth

Music

ELVIS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING by Dylan Jones

Journals

AUSTRALIAN LITERARY STUDIES, VOL. 28, NOS 1–2 edited by Leigh Dale and Tanya Dalziell

Poetry

Woodsmoke by Todd Turner

Poetry

Kin by Anne Elvey

Poetry

Leaves of Glass by David Prater

Journals

Westerly, vol. 59, no. 1 edited by Delys Bird et al.

Fiction

Lost & Found by Brooke Davis

Fiction

Heat and Light by Ellen Van Neerven

Fiction

Sweet One by Peter Docker

Fiction

After Darkness by Christine Piper

Fiction

Arms Race by Nic Low

YA Fiction

Are You Seeing Me? by Darren Groth & The Minnow by Diana Sweeney

Young Adult Fiction

TIGERFISH by David Metzenthen

Fiction

GOLDEN BOYS by Sonya Hartnett