'Famous Reporter 18' — December 1998

John Allison, Marilyn Arnold, eric beach, Christiane Bostock, Laurie Brinklow, Adrian Caesar, SM Chianti, Alison Croggon, MTC Cronin, Alison Daniel, Stephen Edgar, Rory Harris, JS Harry, Pete Hay, Randolph Healy, Jennie Herrera, Karen Knight, Jules Leigh Koch, Yve Louis, Myron Lysenko, Angela Mahoney, Claire Mahoney, Stephen Mallick, Lorraine Marwood, Lissa Mitchell, Mal Morgan, Adam Morgenstern, Louise Oxley, Bill Pitt, Lyn Reeves, Charmaine Salter, Andrea Sherwood, Matt Simpson, Juliana Spahr, Maurice Strangard, John West, Terry Whitebeach, Les Wicks, Elizabeth Winfield and Quendryth Young

Geoff Dean: Over The Fence (Barney Roberts)
Benjamin Gilmour: The Song of a Hundred Miles (David Jack)
Hobo magazine (Marilyn Arnold)
Robert Manne: The Way We Live Now (Anne Collins)
Cassandra Pybus: Till Apples Grow on an Orange Tree (Lisbet De Castro Lopo)
Henry Reynolds: This Whispering in our Hearts (Elizabeth Dean)

Articles & prose
Kevin Brophy, 'Medieval Thinking and the Novelization of the Poem (a talk presented at the Wollongong Poetry Workshops, January 1998)'
Jane Downing, 'Getting Away From It All'
Mary Jenkins, 'A Meditation on Women, Place and "The Sound of One Hand Clapping"'
Robyn Mathison, 'Farmhouse Fragments'
Mark O'Flynn, launch speech: Five Islands Press New Poets Program - Ric Adamson, Lucy Dougan, Jane Gibian, Judy Johnson, Alistair Stewart and Jane Williams
Liz Winfield, 'Aftertaste - a brief exploration of recently published journals and collections'

Freedom of Speech & the Fatwa Against Rushdie, Yasmine Galenorn
The Satanic Verses, Art or Libel? Rukhsana Khan
Tasmanian Parliamentary Reform (1998) Norm Adamczewski, Robert Bell, Simon Cubit, Fred Duncan, Neil McCormick, John Shimmins, Annie Willock

Orson 'Steve' Claridge / Anne Shimmins / Zenda Vecchio

Young writers
poetry and prose by Katy Astrinakis, Bridget Eltham, Daniel Grey, Chess Haig, Alena Hrasky, Jamie McCallum, Kate Murphy, Liz Rogowski, Paige Smith, Ben Walter and Megan Williams

One hundred word poetry & prose segment...
Ann Abrahmsen, Emma Buss, Bill Collis, David Farnsworth, Sandy Fitts, Kevin Gillam, Jacqueline Hogan-Toll, Catherine Mair, Marguerite Varday, John West and Rosmarie Winter