Meanjin Vol 79 No 4

Jonathan Green (editor)
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Meanjin Vol 79 No 4

Published

1 December 2020

ISBN

9780522876727

Weight

484g

Size

256mm x 182mm

Imprint

Meanjin

Meanjin Vol 79 No 4

Jonathan Green (editor)
In December's 80th birthday edition of Meanjin, writers address the edition's theme: The Next 80 Years.
The issue opens with reflective contributions from all of Meanjin's living past editors Tara June Winch and Behrouz Boochani offer a conversational meditation on time and the very notion of a future. Bruce Pascoe writes on the strange relationship non-Indigenous Australians have with trees, and wonders when we will realise that the forest is a friend. Jennifer Mills encounters . herselves . in a future archive. Peter Doherty sees a future world of worries-many of them viral-but settles on hope and the necessity of individual responsibility. Jess Hill wonders whether existing models of policing are fit for purpose in countering domestic abuse. Michael Mohammed Ahmad writes on whiteness and the idea of 'real Australians'. Jane Rawson looks at dramatic changes in Australian nature and wonders 'who belongs here?' Raimond Gaita writes on the moral challenges that have been presented by Covid19 and the challenge to our future presented…
The issue opens with reflective contributions from all of Meanjin's living past editors . Tara June Winch and Behrouz Boochani offer a conversational meditation on time and the very notion of a future. Bruce Pascoe writes on the strange relationship non-Indigenous Australians have with trees, and wonders when we will realise that the forest is a friend. Jennifer Mills encounters . herselves . in a future archive. Peter Doherty sees a future world of worries-many of them viral-but settles on hope and the necessity of individual responsibility. Jess Hill wonders whether existing models of policing are fit for purpose in countering domestic abuse. Michael Mohammed Ahmad writes on whiteness and the idea of 'real Australians'. Jane Rawson looks at dramatic changes in Australian nature and wonders 'who belongs here?' Raimond Gaita writes on the moral challenges that have been presented by Covid19 and the challenge to our future presented by Black Lives Matter and the quest for Indigenous sovereignty. Other essays by Bernard Keane, Justine Hyde, Glyn Davis, Karen Wyld, Alice Bishop and Paul Collis, Tim Dunlop, Toby Miller, Nicola Redhouse. Fiction from Tara Moss, Julie Koh, Ben Walter and Kasumi Borczyk. Memoir from Eda Gunaydin, Mark Pesce and Jennifer Mills. Poetry from Jill Jones, Andrew Taylor, Boey Kim Cheng, Eileen Chong and more.

Jonathan Green

Jonathan Green

Meanjin editor Jonathan Green has been an editor, writer, commentator and broadcaster in a 40-year career as a journalist, beginning with a cadetship at The Canberra Times and taking in various Australian dailies: the Melbourne Herald, The Herald Sun, the Sunday Herald, The Sunday Age and 15 years at The Age. Jonathan left The Age in 2006 to edit Crikey. After three years there he moved to the ABC as…

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