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Ideas. Writing. Culture.

133 CONTENTS

EDITORIAL
Matthew Lamb

ESSAYS/INTERVIEWS/COMMENTARIES
THE TASMANIAN PAPERS:

Tasmania’s Future: What’s Worth Fighting For? David O'Byrne
Books For Our Time Helen Hayward

On the Abolition of All Political Parties
Simon Leys
What would the Australian political landscape look like in the
absence of political parties?
Harry Evans/Paula Mathewson/James Dryburgh/Natasha Cica/Ian Marsh/
Ben Eltham/Greg Barns/Pater Lewis & Jackie Woods/Tim Dunlop

When did you tell your mother you were straight? 
Dave Arnold/Miranda Morris/Lochsley Wilson

Do it again Sean Monro
Women can be terrible Kelli Lonergan
Who is Pufferfish? Carmen Cromer
Out of the Blue Stephenie Cahalan
Shooting MONA Ambroise Tézenas
Tree Tanya Massy (Winner of the 2013 Wildcare Nature Writing Prize)
The Battlements of Raoul Ben Walter
Overhearing: Poetics of Place with Brief Reference to Jack Davis’s Poetry 
John Kinsella

ART
The Last Days of Painting Chris Bond
The Claiming of Things Joan Ross
Ten Years of Tears Todd McMillan/Nicole Durling

FICTION
Lebanon Favel Parrett
Avalanche At the Astor, Bodies Beneath the Marquee Kirk Marshall
Modern Girls Teju Cole
China Tony Birch
Dog Days Aaron Mannion
Things I Remember Suvi Mahonen

POETRY
Insistence Dennis Haskell
ginen tidelands [latte stone park] [hagåtña, guåhan] Craig Santos Perez
The Thesis Ali Alizadeh
The Great Talmudic Sage Eliezer Peter Cole
The Worry Poem Geoff Page
Brunswick Falls Gig Ryan
The dead inscribed, alphabetical, within Susan Stewart