TEXT Vol 18 No 1 April 2014


Politics … and portfolios

Bronwyn Fredericks, Kyly Mills and Nereda White
‘I now know I can do this now’: Indigenous women and writing in the Australian higher education sector

Eileen Herbert-Goodall
The impacts of technological change upon narrative

Julienne van Loon
The play of research: What Creative Writing has to teach the academy

Meera Atkinson
Strange body bedfellows: Ecriture féminine and the poetics of trans-trauma

Enza Gandolfo
Take a walk in their shoes: Empathy and emotion in the writing process

Maarten Renes interviews Janie Conway-Herron
Wandering beneath the grace of clouds: An interview with Janie Conway-Herron

Donna Lee Brien
‘Welcome creative subversions’: Experiment and innovation in recent biographical writing

Linda Lappin
Mapping the soul of place

Julian Murphy
Adding to the hall of mirrors: A fictocritical response to Anthony Macris’ Great Western Highway

Jennifer Baker
Autoethnography as creative expression: What my story could have been…

Alison Burns and RA Goodrich
Re-encountering Christina Stead: Why read ‘Workshop in the Novel’?

Lucy Neave
Being read: How writers of fiction manuscripts experience and respond to criticism

Poetry and prose

Daniel Lael Gough, Ink
Lachlan Prior, The Use of the Imperative
Pemela Greet, Self-flagellating narrator
Eileen Herbert-Goodall, Journey


Sharon Norris (ed), Studying Creative Writing
review by Helen Gildfind
Yvonne Coppard & Linda Newberry (eds), Writing Children’s Fiction: A Writers’ & Artists’ Companion
review by Anthony Eaton
Elizabeth MacFarlane, Reading Coetzee
review by Jen Webb
Paul Williams, Cokraco
review by Amy Brown
Adam Aitken, Kim Cheng Boey and Michelle Cahill (eds), Contemporary Asian Australian Poets
review by Catherine Cole
Ouyang Yu (trans), Breaking New Sky: Contemporary Poetry From China
review by Tina Giannoukos
John Kinsella, The Vision of Error: A Sextet of Activist Poems
review by Anthony Lawrence
Jane Williams, Days Like These: New and selected poems 1998-2013
review by Dan Disney
Barbara Santich (ed), Dining Alone: Stories from the table for one
review by Jillian Adams
Jeremy Fisher, How to Tell Your Father to Drop Dead
review by Dallas J Baker
Saskia Beudel, A Country in Mind: Memoir with Landscape
review by Autumn Royal
Steve Brock, Double Glaze
review by Mary Pomfret
Laura Jean McKay, Holiday in Cambodia
review by Victoria Reeve



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Vol 18 No 1 April 2014
General Editor: Nigel Krauth. Editors: Kevin Brophy & Enza Gandolfo