The Selected Your Friendly Fascist: Pictures of a Launch

The Selected Your Friendly Fascist was launched by Alan Wearne at the Friend in Hand Hotel in Glebe on Sunday 21 October 2012. Fortunately for such an auspicious occasion many pictures were taken. Here are some of them……

(Copies of The Selected Your Friendly Fascist can be ordered from http://members.optusnet.com.au/rochfordstpress/)

Alan Wearne in the process of launching The Selected Your Friendly Fascist

John Edwards, Co-editor of the original Your Friendly Fascist magazine, recalls the excitement of putting together the magazine.

Joanne Burns reading from The Selected Your Friendly Fascist.

Rae Desmond Jones, editor of The Selected Your Friendly Fascist

Billy Marshall Stoneking reading from The Selected Your Friendly Fascist

Nicholas Pounder’s reading was one of he highlights of the launch.

Joseph Chetcuti traveled from Melbourne to read at the launch

Denis Gallagher reading from The Selected Your Friendly Fascist.

Richard Tipping reminiscing.

Richard James Allen bringing down the house…or at least The Friend in Hand Hotel.

Joanne Burns, Rae Desmond Jones and Joseph Chetcuti.

Photographs by Joseph Chetcuti, Rae Desmond Jones and Francesca Sasnaitis.
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5 Responses to The Selected Your Friendly Fascist: Pictures of a Launch

  1. what was it bette davis said? “Old-age isn’t for sissies.”

  2. Rae Desmond Jones says:

    You’ve brought together most of the photographs … good one.

  3. Kit Kelen says:

    wish I’d been there
    congratulations to one and all!

  4. Les Wicks says:

    Initially great fun, but then you read YFF later & see what an important document it is. Great to go over P76 too, hopefully a to be a fully resurrected voice in oz lit in the future.

  5. Pingback: A message from the “AND”: John Edwards speaks at the launch of The Selected Your Friendly Fascist | Rochford Street Review

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