The contributions in this issue-both autobiography and fiction-share a concern with the elusiveness of the past, the fickleness of memory, the journeys we embark upon and experiences gathered along the way, the compulsion to make stories and therefore sense of our lives, and recognition of their own precariousness and of being always in transit.
Nayantara Sahgal in conversation
with Caroline Herbert and Catherine Lean
Abir Hamdar, Under the Heat of the Scorching Sun
Aamer Hussein, Insomnia
Sue Lermon, Three of a Kind
Jennifer Compton, Murrimba May Not Exist!
Ian Duhig, Freed Time, from ‘The Play of Daniel’, Dr Minor’s Service
Sean O’Brien, The Apprehension
Landeg White, Some Silicon Heaven
Andrew Baker, The Lockhart River Art Gang: Uncharted Territory
Susan Bassnett, Dreams of a Foreign Childhood
Lyn Innes, Elizabeth Jessie Hickman: Australia’s Last ‘Bushranger’?