Who says there are no literary schools in Australia?
Here’s a close-knit group of Sydney writers, many past or future Contrappasso contributors, a cross-generational literary school known around town as the School Bus Gang.
Left to right: Clinton Walker, Vanessa Berry, Peter Doyle, Matthew Asprey, and Raymond Devitt.
Photo credit: Simon Yates.
The premiere issue of Contrappasso Magazine is now available for purchase as a PAPERBACK at Amazon.com for US$10, a KINDLE ebook for $US5, or in other ebook formats at Smashwords.com for $US5.
Introduction: Instead of a Manifesto
Darkness Come Down / Floyd Salas
Band T-Shirt / Vanessa Berry
The Smockey Bar / Mimi Lipson
Don’t I Know You? / Lester Goran
Hot Dogs, Cold War / Peter Doyle
Lester Goran by Matthew Asprey
James Scott Linville by Matthew Asprey
James Crumley by Noel King
Elias Greig, Pip Muratore, Lindsay Tuggle, Tessa Lunney, Chris Oakey, Fiona Yardley, and Paolo Totaro
Stay tuned to this blog for excerpts and multimedia material.