Pertinent (magazine)

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Pertinent was an Australian monthly periodical edited by Leon Batt. Started in 1940 the magazine ceased publication in 1947.[1] Contributors included Ian Mudie, Kylie Tennant, William Hart-Smith, the artist Rosaleen Norton and the poet Gavin Greenlees, Dulcie Deamer (the 'Queen of Bohemia'), Yvonne Webb, George Farwell, Marjorie Quinn, Marien Dreyer, and Robert Crossland[2] The magazine had a small circulation and could not manage to reach mainstream audience.[3]


  1. ^ "Australian Magazines of the Twentieth Century". Austlit. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Drury, p. 23
  3. ^ Henrik Bogdan; Gordan Djurdjevic (11 September 2014). Occultism in a Global Perspective. Routledge. p. 250. ISBN 978-1-317-54447-0. Retrieved 19 February 2017. 


  • Nevill Drury, Pan's Daughter: The Magical World of Rosaleen Norton