Special Issue Website Series
Number 1 April 2000


Australian Creative Nonfiction

Edited by Donna Lee Brien and Nigel Krauth


This first volume in the TEXT Special Issue Website Series is devoted to Creative Nonfiction writing in Australia. It coincides with the visit of Professor Lee Gutkind to Australia as a Keynote Speaker at the Writing 2000 Conference (June 23-26, 2000) - the fifth annual conference of the Australian Association of Writing Programs. Professor Gutkind is Director of the Creative Nonfiction Foundation, Pittsburgh, and author of The Art of Creative Nonfiction: Writing and Selling the Literature of Reality (NY: John Wiley, 1997).

The TEXT Special Issue Website Series is under the general editorship of Nigel Krauth and Tess Brady.

Introduction - Donna Lee Brien
The Place Where the Real and the Imagined Coincides: An Introduction to Australian Creative Nonfiction

Michael Wilding
War and Pacifism

Marele Day
World of Elsewheres

Antoni Jach
No.50: The Problem of the City

Nigel Krauth
A Ticket to Albany

Patrick Buckridge
Will Shakspere Speaks...

Donna Lee Brien
Plague Letters

Gary Crew
Ideas Behind the Writing of the Creative Nonfiction Novel Strange Objects


This inaugural volume in the TEXT Special Issue Website Series is proudly sponsored by the Writing Program of the School of Arts, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus.

The TEXT Special Issue Website Series
General Editors: Nigel Krauth and Tess Brady
A Joint Australian Production of Griffith University, Queensland and Deakin University, Victoria


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