Author(s): CUNNINGHAM Sophie (e
The June edition of Meanjin includes Sian Prior on shyness, Rachel Buchanan on the impact of seeing the work of artist, Len Lye, when she was still a child and Marcus Westbury on the ways in which funding bodies shape our cultural lives. Mark Dapin, still in recovery from interviewing Gordon Ramsay a year ago, writes on the perils of the celebrity feature; Michael Williams interviews Christos Tsolkas; Colette Vella describes the evolution of the relationship between book editors, agents and authors; Lynne Spender asks whether intellectual property can be owned; Joseph Pearson explores online identity; Craig McGregor remembers what it was like to live in Harlem in the sixties and Ross Gibson gives us a fresh take on Patyegarang and William Dawes. Includes fiction by Bruce Pascoe, Mark O'Flynn, Paul Mitchell, Kristen Thornell and Caroline Lee.
Sophie Cunningham is the author of two novels, Geography and Bird, and the non-fiction books, Melbourne and more recently Warning- The Story of Cyclone Tracy. She was also the editor of Meanjin and was, until recently, the chair of the Australian Council's literature board.