Memoir

Sydney School of Arts & Humanities publishes a range of memoir and autobiographical works, some of which are developed through our Memoir Writing Group.

If you have a tale to tell, or would like to record your family history for posterity, please get in touch. We also have a Family Stories service for those writing primarily for family and friends.

I Will: A Memoir of Stroke, Renewal and the Power of Song

I Will: A Memoir of Stroke, Renewal and the Power of Song

I Will: A Memoir of Stroke, Renewal and the Power of Song is Jenny Sheldon's account of recovering her life and voice after being left unable to speak following a stroke.
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Waking the Mind

Waking the Mind

Geetha Waters’ engaging selection of short stories is a reflection on Jiddu Krishnamurti’s impact on her education based on her experiences at a school he founded in South India.
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Angela's Anorexia: The Story of My Mother

Angela’s Anorexia: The Story of My Mother

A son’s story of the debilitating illness, anorexia nervosa, that his single mother suffered from throughout his childhood.
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Road to Rishi Konda

Road to Rishi Konda

Geetha Waters’ stories centre on a girl growing up in Kerala and Andhra Pradesh in the ’60s and ’70s.
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BURMA MY MOTHER – And Why I Had to Leave

BURMA MY MOTHER – And Why I Had to Leave

Sao Khemawadee Mangrai's memoir of living through good times and bad in Burma before an escape to a new life of freedom.
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Manufacturing Unions: A Memoir

Manufacturing Unions: A Memoir

John Blackwell’s memoir of manufacturing unions in Australia is an important and insightful account of the history of Australian Trade Unionism.
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