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Happy International Zine Month
July is International Zine Month and zine fans are celebrating all over the world. Join the party.
Meanwhile, Melbourne’s finest purveyors of everything zine, the Sticky Institute, are getting ready to host a party of their own. Love Don’t Pay the Rent is afundraising event for friends of the Degreaves Subway zine-stitution, featuring a bunch of bands at the Toff in Town on 21…
On Rhyme & Reason
The literary world has always been riddled with controversy. There’s a couple of controversies doing the rounds that we found of interest for what they say about about a new anthology of American poetry has brought to the fore age-old controversies about the vagaries of taste. A review in the New York Review of Books of the Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry has…
IMPAC Shortlist Announced
Australian authors David Malouf and Craig Silvey have made it onto the shortlist of one of the most prestigious - and idiosyncratic - of literary awards.The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award has announced its shortlist of ten novels, culled from a typically massive longlist of more than 150 titles submitted by libraries around the world. For the record, the State Library of Victoria nominated…
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