62.2

November 22, 2017
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With writing, translations and ideas from: The Melbourne-Seoul Poetry Exchange, the China-Australia Writing Centre, John Mateer, Rina Kikuchi, Dai Fan, Shane McCauley, Roanna Gonsalves, Elizabeth Tan, Dennis Haskell, Isabelle Li, Fiona Morrison, Agustinus Wibowo, Timmah Ball, Yujing Liang, Shane Strange, Ella Jeffery and many more.

Issue 62.2 continues Westerly‘s focus on writing and culture from the Indian Ocean and East Asian regions. Westerly 62.2 is a curated collection of work by more than 60 writers. It includes three special features of collaborative and cultural exchange writing between an exciting selection of Australian, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese writers.


Contents:

Special Feature: The Melbourne-Seoul Intercultural Poetry Exchange

Dan Disney, Jessica L. Wilkinson and Cassandra Atherton
Introduction: ‘bending in all directions everywhere’: a juddering, glimpsing, eidólonging of poets.

Lisa Gorton
Yeonhui

Bonny Cassidy
Ghostin

Bonny Cassidy
Shields

Bo-Seon Shim
Mangwon

So-Yeon Kim
Mangwon-dong

So-Yeon Kim
‘Coffin Bay’

Dan Disney
that winter, these protests

Dan Disney
spring, Hannam-dong

Kent MacCarter
Mujeongwiundong Mangwon-dong (North Korean blanket remix)

Yideum Kim
Ugg Boots

Yideum Kim
‘Face Made of Steel’

Jessica L. Wilkinson
Reflected

Special Feature: Contemporary Japanese Poets in Translation

Misumi Mizuki
The Gift

Ishikawa Itsuko
Soles—

Kawaguchi Hiromi
Welcome Home

Kono Satoko
Head Ache

Misaki Takako
Into White Darkness

Special Feature: The China–Australia Writing Centre

Lucy Dougan
Introduction

Huang Yuanshen
A Passion for Australian Studies

Zhou Xiaojin
A Critical Survey of Chinese Journal Articles on Australian Literature in China 1979-2016

Translated by Iris FAN Xing
A Selection of Fou Chinese Women

Josephine Wilson
Umbilicus

Fan Dai
Saturday Evening

Elizabeth Tan
A life, passing

Poetry

Christina Lloyd
Dimples Whiskey

Mark Floyer
Post Tropical

Sampurna Chattarji
The Dictation Test: I

Sampurna Chattarji
2 sunken islands.
3 kinds of rock.

Reneé Pettitt-Schipp
Pinggir

Reneé Pettitt-Schipp
Weaving Ketupat on Pulu Cheplok

Ross Jackson
Oceania as I imagined it

Sanna Peden
keunggulan

Timmah Ball
Peeling

Ouyang Yu
 

Christopher Kelen
how the hundred schools contend

Shane McCauley
Gion Shimu in Snow (Hiroshige)

Mike Heald
On the Theft of My New TV, or Watching with Ryokan

Elaine Barker
The Finger

Shane Strange
River

Dennis Haskell
Days without end

Mona Zahra Attamimi
Scent

Liang Yujing
Call Me Eugene

Rose van Son
Remembering Singapore

Shey Marque
Alligatorwood

Fiction

Agustinus Wibowo
The Sea

Mohammed Massoud Morsi
The Home of Lost Angels

Mark Fabiano
Homecoming in the Garden of the Full Moon

Katinka Smit
The Blue

Roanna Gonsalves
George Jarvis, black hindoo servant, Port Jackson, 1809 (Preparatory Study)

Parvati Angana
God Willing

Bethany Rawson
Goji no Chaimu (The five o’clock bell)

Jennifer Banyard
Footprints

Ann Dombroski
Siem Reap

Belinda Hermawan
Xié xie

Creative Non-Fiction

Ella Jeffery
A mirror in the dark

Caitlin Prince
Sitting on my grandmother’s skirts

Isabelle Li
The Aristotelian Questions

Rachel Watts
Insha’Allah

Gay Lynch
If You Hear a Baby Crying

Essays

John Mateer
Invisible Genres, or on the Virtual and the Actual

Siti Sarah Ridhuan
Bahasa Indonesia/Melayu & Yolngu-Matha—recognising familiar words in unfamiliar contexts

Fiona Morrison
‘A transfiguration of my local patriotism’

Dennis Haskell
Fay Zwicky and ‘the riddle of the self’s existence’

Yingjie M. Cheng
Modernism En Route

Reviews

Jen Bowden
A review of The Permanent Resident by Roanna Gonsalves

Rebecca Harris
A Review of Billy Sing by Ouyang Yu

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