Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Latest Landfall Gets Up Close And Personal

Media release 29.11.01

Latest Landfall gets up close and personal

With 'private lives/true confessions' as its guiding theme, the latest issue of Landfall gets under the skin of 'the personal'. Landfall 202 gives the reader an intimate experience with a mix of revealing stories, poems, art, essays and reviews. It also contains a reminder about the Landfall Essay Competition, entries for which are due by 21 December 2001.

Each issue of Landfall contains its own unique brew of creativity. Landfall 202 is a bumper issue - the biggest yet - and is packed with summer reading. Writing highlights include a stunning piece by Douglas Wright on his coming out and his beginnings as a dancer. In a story by Jo Randerson, a Russian character confronts impending death in a submarine. Dinah Hawken contemplates forgiveness, Sarah Quigley tries to get close to the elusive Charles Brasch, and in her essay 'Domestic Gulags', Laura Kipnis offers a spirited critique of that thing called love. Shonagh Koea tells what happens when she lost her beloved diary.

Amongst the artwork included in Landfall 202 are some very close-up photographs by Anne Noble, and 'Friend Wanted' - a funny portfolio of drawings by Mark Braunias. Cover art and a portfolio of photos are by Yvonne Todd.

The issue also contains a special reviews feature devoted to a wave of recent biographical and autobiographical writing. Patrick Evans reviews a round-up of the latest New Zealand fiction.

New Zealand's flagship journal of new writing and art continues to receive acclaim. Once again this year Landfall was highly commended in the Best Reviews Page category of the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, and Kim Hill recommended it 'should be a compulsory part of people's library'.

[ENDS]

CONTRIBUTORS to Landfall 202 Art Mark Braunias, Anne Noble, Yvonne Todd, Anne Wallace Beginnings Douglas Wright Essays Peter Ireland, Laura Kipnis, Shonagh Koea, Sarah Quigley, C. K. Stead, McKenzie Wark Fiction Barbara Anderson, Tim Corballis, John Kinsella, Jo Randerson, Tim Wilson Poetry Paola Bilbrough, Dinah Hawken, Anna Jackson, Kai Jensen, Anna Livesey, Chris Price, Jack Ross, Larissa Szporluk Tribute by Jack Body: In Memorium Douglas Lilburn Special Feature: Writing Lives Kate De Goldi, Robert Dessaix, Dennis McEldowney, Claire Murdoch, Kim Worthington The Landfall Review James Brown, Jon Bywater, David Eggleton, Patrick Evans, Delia Falconer, Michael Hulse, Margaret Mahy, Marjorie Perloff, Chris Price Paper Cuts Michaela Hendry, Clare McIntosh, Denis Welch Letters It's a Monster!

THE EDITOR Justin Paton was born in Timaru in 1972. Previously a lecturer in the history and theory of painting, sculpture and photography at Unitec Institute of Technology in Auckland, he is now curator of contemporary art at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. His art criticism, articles and book reviews have been published in a wide range number of newspapers and magazines.

CONTACTS for JUSTIN PATON: tel 03 474 3256 (work), 03 477 4470 (home), (021) 1388 508, or email justin.paton@dcc.govt.nz

Landfall 202 edited by Justin Paton paperback, 224 pages ISBN 1 877276 ISSN 0023 7930 Published December 2001 $24.95

CONTACT Philippa Jamieson, Publicist University of Otago Press PO Box 56, Dunedin tel 03 479 9094 fax 03 479 8385 philippa.jamieson@stonebow.otago.ac.nz


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Electronica: Restoring The World’s First Recorded Computer Music

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland and UC alumni and composer Jason Long have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago using programming techniques devised by Alan Turing. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Nō Tāu Manawa

Vaughan Rapatahana responds to Fale Aitu | Spirit House by Tusiata Avi: "fa’afetai Tusiata, fa’afetai, / you’ve swerved & served us a masterclass corpus / through graft / of tears & fears..." More>>

9 Golds - 21 Medals: NZ Team Celebrates As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Close

The entire New Zealand Paralympic Team, led by kiwi sprinter and double gold medallist Liam Malone as flag bearer, are on the bus to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There, they will celebrate the fantastic successes of the past 10 days. More>>

ALSO:

New Zealand Improv Festival: The Festival Of Moments To Return To The Capital

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news