Wednesday

Issue 44/45 (May 2012): Oceania



[Front cover image: Scott Hamilton]

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Editor: Scott Hamilton
Numbers 44 & 45 - Oceania (April 2012 [May 2012]):



Cover Photo: Scott Hamilton / Cover Design: Brett Cross
Scott Hamilton / Editor’s Note - Never Mind the Frangipani / 2
Futa Helu / Letter to the New Zealand Herald / 5
Vaughan Rapatahana / An Interview and Three Poems / 6
Murray Edmond / The Steps Towards ‘Von Tempsky’s Dance’ / 12
Leicester Kyle / The Life / 19
’Okusitino Mahina / An Essay and Two Poems / 21
Scott Hamilton / The Island of Exiles / 26
John McCaffery & Judy Taligalu McFall-McCaffery / Complaint to the Human Rights Commission / 36
Sarah Bogle / My Kin is the Dirt / 41
Andrew Dean / An Interview and an Essay / 42
Michael Morrissey / Between Two Pacific Islands / 49
Kendrick Smithyman / Three Poems / 52
Jack Ross / The Great White Silence / 56
Rachel Fenton / A Poem. and a Note about the Barnsley dialect / 77
Marty Mars / Two Poems / 79
Giovanni Tiso / Six Inches to a Mile / 80
Stephanie Christie / Niue / 84
VO Blum / An Interview and an Excerpt from DownMind / 86
Hamish Dewe / ‘This fortnight the evenings ...’ / 95
Naomi Richards / Talofa Miss Brown / 96
Richard Taylor / from Eyelight / 100
Iain Britton / profile of a yellow circle / 104
Vaughan Rapatahana / Two Visits to Nauru / 106
Rogelio Guedea / Timeline (Tr. Megan Saltzman) / 115
Alex Wild / from “There is No War Here” / 120
Ted Jenner / The Arrow that Missed / 126
Denys Trussell / A Letter and a Poem / 128
Futa Helu / The Fakatangi (from the Tongan Poetry series) / 130
Mark Derby / An Interview and an Essay / 133
Lisa Samuels / Nervous Water / 149
Brett Cross / A Note and a Poem about the Kaipara / 152
Dave Bedggood & Owen Gager / from Towards a Socialist Polynesia / 156
Leicester Kyle / Bridge to the Sea / 165
Michael Amold / from Cashlin (Shape) / 166
Paul Janman / The I Ching in the Eye of ’Atenisi Realism / 169
George Griffith / from Outlaws of the Air / 184
Reviews & Notes / 186
Scott Hamilton / Boarding Paul Janman’s Tongan Ark / 187
" / Tapu, Pigs, and Power; Discussing Tongan Ark / 193
" / A Preliminary Report on the End of the World / 198
Jack Ross / Leicester Kyle’s Koroneho / 206
Dougal McNeil / In the Gap / 208
Scott Hamilton / Alex Wild, Blogging, and the Curse of Coolness / 213
Anne Amundsen / Lost: a Literary Treasure, Last Seen in Tonga / 217
Scott Hamilton / The Kids are Alright / 219
Tim Bowron / A Communication / 222
Vaughan Rapatahana / Announcing the Publication of English Language as Hydra / 223
Richard von Sturmer / Message / 226
Notes on Contributors / 227








3 comments:

Richard said...

There's a link to Richard von Sturmer but not to Richard Taylor. That is: me.

The Writers Group said...

Dear Richard,

The only reason for this apparent oversight was because links have only been put up here to websites associated with each of brief's editors, past and present. There's certainly no reason there shouldn't be a link to your site, also, though, as a longterm contributor and stalwart of the magazine ...

Richard said...

Fair enough. One has degree of egotism.

I should (should?) be made an editor one day. No? Not yet though! (Just now not ready, but some day: maybe next year.?)
I think I could do well as an editor.

Thanks for the quick response.

Is that Jack?

(Surely only Dr. Jack could be so efficient he thinks...