Welcome. In this issue of StylusLit, I interview Donna Ward, editor, writer, and publisher of Inkerman and Blunt. The Courier Mail’s arts editor, Phil Brown, gives us another taste of growing up in Hong Kong, while Maria Griffin tells us about strangers, and Elisabeth Hanscombe explores risky habits. Cheryl Hayden, and Emma Beach and Cheryl Burman give us a look at excerpts from their novels, and Pym Schaare shares some short fiction.
Poets included are Carolyn Abbs, Iain Britton, Anne M. Carson, Robbie Coburn, Eileen Chong, Natalie D-Napoleon, Eduardo Escalante, Alison Flett, Mindy Gill, Jonathan Hadwen, Allan Lake, Graeme Miles, Damen O’Brien, Nathanael O’Reilly, Gregory Piko, Maree Reedman, Chris Ringrose, Paul Scully, Isi Unikowski and Jena Woodhouse.
Read reviews of Richard James Allen’s Fixing the Broken Nightingale, Broede Carmody’s Flat Exit, Kristen Lang’s SkinNotes, Eddie Paterson’s redactor and Omar Sakr’s These Wild Houses.