Description - Meanjin Vol.67 No.3 by Sophie Cunningham
Sophie Cunningham is Meanjin's new (and eighth) editor but the footsteps that will take Meanjin forward are those laid down by Clem Christesen, the journal's founding editor, in 1940. Christesen once said he wanted Meanjin to 'make clear the connection between literature and politics'. So does Cunningham- 'Let's see where those footsteps take us next.' In the September edition of Meanjin, Georgia Blain talks about life-writing, Joseph Pearson considers Don Watson's American Journeys in light of the USA primaries, Mel Campbell buys a leather jacket, book editor Andrea McNamara tells us why AFL is her first and greatest sporting love, and book designer W.H. Chong give us six great cover ideas. David Nichols defends the suburbs, Anthony Macris describes his young son's descent into severe autism, Lynne Spender states the case for the Copyleft movement and John Van Tigglen hangs with the twitchers up in Cooktown. Fiction includes the extraordinary newcomer Abigail Ulman; Luke Stickels, Sandra White, Mark Dapin and one from the master- Alex Miller. We continue with the serialization of Caroline Lee's novel Stripped and Kate Fielding's graphic history, Their Hooks Find Hold Deep in O
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Author Biography - Sophie Cunningham
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.