March 2024

Issue 15

Hello Autumn!

And welcome to Issue 15 of StylusLit where we interview Phil Brown, Arts Editor, InReview QLD and Jock Macleod, Calanthe Press

We also include poems by Phil Brown, Paul Dawson, Jane Frank, Stephanie Green, Andrew Lansdown, Andrew Leggett, Harriet Manasa, Stephen Mead, Denise O’Hagan, Louise Oxley, Christopher Palmer, Lili Pâquet, Danah Slade, Carl Walsh, Giles Watson, Les Wicks, Jena Woodhouse, and Julian Zytnik.

There’s short fiction from Paul Murgatroyd, Ian Douglas Robertson and creative non-fiction from E.P. Lande, and Liz Sutherland.

Finally, read reviews of Stephanie Green’s Seams of Repair, Denise O’Hagan’s Anamnesis, and Richard James Allen’s Text Messages from from the Universe, and Esther Ottaways’ she doesn’t seem autistic

Wishing you well,
Rosanna E. Licari

Creative Non-fiction

Leaving and leaving and leaving
By Liz Sutherland

W. Somerset Maugham
By E.P. Lande


Forging an identity
By Ian Douglas Robertson

The Last Laugh
By Paul Murgatroyd


By Andrew Leggett

Aristotle’s Lanterns
By Jena Woodhouse

Blue Trees
By Lili Pâquet

By Stephanie Green

Dismantling the Tree
By Stephen Mead

Embedded, in place
By Christopher Palmer

Emperor Gum Moth
By Giles Watson

fingers blood-red
By Carl Walsh

Frost Flower
By Danah Slade

By Harriet Manasa

By Paul Dawson

Kyoto Crow Triptych
By Andrew Lansdown

Kyoto Maple Haiku
By Andrew Lansdown

not too close to the edge
By Carl Walsh

By Julian Zytnik

Thistle Villanelle
By Louise Oxley

Touched by the hand of God
By Denise O'Hagan

Wabi Sabi
By Phil Brown

By Jane Frank

By Les Wicks


By Denise O’Hagan

Seams of Repair
By Stephanie Green

she doesn’t seem autistic
By Esther Ottaway

Text Messages from the Universe
By Richard James Allen