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Editor: Matthew Asprey

Poetry Editor: Theodore Ell


Copyright c 2012 Sydney Samizdat Press and individual contributors. No part of this journal may be reproduced in any form or by any means without written permission of the copyright holder. The views expressed in this journal are not necessarily those of the editors or publisher.

‘The Smockey Bar’ was originally published in the zine Food and Beverage. The interview with Lester Goran was originally published at Matthew Asprey’s blog Honey for the Bears on October 28, 2010. The interview with James Scott Linville was originally published at Honey for the Bears on May 29, 2011. A different version of ‘Band T-Shirt’ was originally published as a zine in 2011. An earlier version of ‘Cold War, Hot Dogs’ was broadcast on The Night Air, ABC Radio National, in 2006. Some of the poems by Elias Greig originally appeared in Hermes, 2010. A different version of ‘Meeting James Crumley’ appeared as ‘Bar and Grill: A Profile of James Crumley’ in HQ Magazine July/August 1997.

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