Category Archives: books and publications

pete to perth

‘o cruel whirl living that spin I’m in’ —pete spence received from the east in the last few weeks with thanks to pete spence, six Variations on a Poem Beginning With a Misquote From a Poem by Frank O’Hara and via Special … Continue reading

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Fillia Press publications

The only two publications of the short-lived Fillia Press project, a collaborative effort on the part of Berni Janssen and myself. I still like my design and cover art 🙂 possessives & plurals by Berni Janssen, Fillia Press 1985 ISBN 0 … Continue reading

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one more from the archive…

Syllable No. 3 (& the last) Winter 1985… farewell to Carmel Bird. Berni Janssen & FJS carry on and publish a couple of books under the Fillia Press imprint up to 1987, after which many involvements come to an end, … Continue reading

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Marcus Breen. ‘Writing for Readers: The new, small magazines’.

The Age Monthly Review Volume 5, Number 1, May 1985. In the few weeks preceding the Word Fest held in Canberra in March, a flurry of activity disturbed the under­belly of the Australian liter­ary co… Source: Marcus Breen. ‘Writing for … Continue reading

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… from the archives

Inspired by the Small Press Interview Project: interviews about small literary presses in Australia 1970-2000, instigated by Anna Couani, Sarah St Vincent Welch and Dylan Jones, I give you Syllable New-Writing-Magazine No. 1, Summer 1984. Ta-daaahh! From the editors Berni Janssen, Carmel Bird and Jurate Sasnaitis: … Continue reading

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Four Fables in Otoliths #40

To quote from Otoliths Editor Mark Young this morning… ‘Issue forty of Otoliths, the southern summer, 2016 issue, is now live. It’s brought to you by the letter E — that gives you a wide range of superlatives to choose from. … Continue reading

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thanks to the indomitable pete spence

OZ-BURP 02 arrived this week! Due for massive surgery and still pete managed to edit, produce and send out copies of his latest project. Elegant cover art also by pete spence. Thanks dude! Wishing you a speedy recovery — need … Continue reading

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