Topic archives: Meanjin

Guest review: Sam Cooney on Clinton Caward’s <i>Love Machine</i>

Guest review: Sam Cooney on Clinton Caward’s Love Machine

May 5, 2010 2

Love Machine Clinton Caward Hamish Hamilton (Penguin) February 2010, Australia 9781926428024 Reviewed by Sam Cooney. I first encountered Clinton Caward’s writing last year in the lit journal Cutwater; his two short stories punched me in the gut with their corrosive and compelling strength, and the accompanying author interview struck some chords. (Indeed, I said so […]

Big fat round-up post + May haiku comp winners

Big fat round-up post + May haiku comp winners

June 7, 2009 5

Hey gang. Are you cool? Be cool. Only got about a quarter of the response to this month’s haiku comp – doh! The them was ‘the richness of the internet’. Thinking I might have to do it only every two months, or perhaps the topic was hard? Nonetheless, there were a few good’uns. The winner […]

Peace, EWF & ‘Helloooo, my name is Number One…’

Peace, EWF & ‘Helloooo, my name is Number One…’

April 25, 2009 16

First of all, happy ANZAC Day. It’s great to take some time to think about the young soldiers who have been sacrificed for our country, and the sadness of war – conflict, power, greed. I know that books and films have been beneficial to my knowledge and understanding of war, and of nationalism, patriotism (the genuine, the […]