Living, Sulking and Fighting in the Seventies


Before me I have two questionnaires (one directed at me as writer, one as editor and, presumably, publisher) and a letter asking me to contribute 'a piece on little magazines' for this issue of ALS. In my head, and in any activity I have been or am involved in—indeed any activity I know of—it would be, at the least, 'after the fact' to hold these things in separation: the fields they acknowledge are all the one field, fenceless, and though the divisions may superficially clarify, the clearness is illusory. Must be: the energies involved are the same energy: the curiosities that lead me to place a word on paper arc those that lead me to publish another's words: a particular work that has to do with my writing.

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Published 1 October 1977 in Volume 8 No. 2. Subjects: Little magazines.

Cite as: Kenny, Robert. ‘Living, Sulking and Fighting in the Seventies.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 8, no. 2, 1977, doi: 10.20314/als.47c6a1a1c2.