Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

Our first Impressions article for the year – and with it an acknowledgement of the great legacies left by writers who have influenced our lives and our ideas so significantly – and, so often, unobtrusively. Now we’re already, so quickly, into the business cycle of 2019, I’ve decided to take stock of time rushing away – especially after the death of a close friend, Jeremy Gilling, Chair of the Sydney School of Arts & Humanities Advisory Committee.
Read more... or Download for FREE
A Committed Leftie

A Committed Leftie

A Committed Leftie Scholar, writer and book reviewer, Michael Wilding chats with Italian journalist, Rossella Venturi, in her last Author Interview for 2019. Read more ... or download for FREE 
Read more... or Download for FREE
Seeking Harmony from Complexity

Seeking Harmony from Complexity

Nicky Gluch's memoir, due out next year, is set in Israel in 2013-14. It will explore how the experience of living and studying there led Gluch to pursue a musical career. Writing for Impressions, Gluch muses on language and conversation and why some of us can speak without words.
Read more... or Download for FREE
Tom Keneally: Love, Life, Writing

Tom Keneally: Love, Life, Writing

Australia’s great grand patriarch of writing, Tom Keneally, remains as ‘common man’ as ever in his outlook on life, regardless of so many honours bestowed and worldwide glory gained.
Read more... or Download for FREE
Banking misconduct: Justification for change

Banking misconduct: Justification for change

In the light of the Royal Commission into the financial services industry, a group of eleven economists, educators, unionists and bureaucrats has suggested a more trustworthy way forward.
Read more... or Download for FREE
Writers’ Dreams, Editor’s Knife and Seller’s Rack

Writers’ Dreams, Editor’s Knife and Seller’s Rack

A candid interview with the Director of Sydney School of Arts & Humanities, Dr Christine Williams, by South Indian poet and academic, Syam Sudhakar
Read more... or Download for FREE
Reform of the ALP

Reform of the ALP

A new submission to Open Labor hopes to initiate electorally-popular reforms in the party. A group called 'The Tilters' may have some tips for success.
Read more... or Download for FREE
The Quiet American

The Quiet American

Christine Williams reviews Graham Green's The Quiet American and considers its relevance to society today.
Read more... or Download for FREE
Say 'NO' to nuclear war

Say ‘NO’ to nuclear war

The madness of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un’s stand-off seems to go unchallenged by most of the media. Jennifer Neil observes how there’s rarely any reference to the debilitating effects of nuclear war.
Read more... or Download for FREE
The Sandpit: a true story of non-violence

The Sandpit: a true story of non-violence

Wil Roach shares a heartwarming story from his childhood when disputes over flick card games were resolved by fighting it out in the school sandpit.
Read more... or Download for FREE