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                Call For Papers: Southerly’s 80th Anniversary Issue

                Southerly?is turning 80 and you are invited to contribute to the anniversary issue! We are especially interested in work about anniversaries, cultural and literary elders, longevity, legacies and renewal, late style, cultures of small literary magazines in Australia,...

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                Winner of 2019 Victorian Premier’s Award for Poetry

                Southerly congratulates our Poetry Editor, Kate Lilley, for winning the 2019?Victorian Premier's Award for Poetry for her collection Tilt (Vagabond Press). Tilt?is a complex poetic exploration of types of abuse; an archive of memory. It’s divided into three sections....

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                Allies in Creative Writing

                Author and teacher Amra Pajalic responds to Monikka Eliah’s piece titled Obstacles in Creative Writing about the role of English teachers when teaching creative writing. Words || Amra Pajalic I teach my Year 8 English as an Additional Language (EAL) class in a small...

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                Obstacles in Creative Writing

                Monikka Eliah My friend Sarah and I ran a creative writing workshop out of a musty classroom in the Western suburbs. We were told that the students had limited English skills. So I spent the two weeks prior texting my aunt for Arabic translations of English and...

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