This week in Peru … International Women´s Day

A view of the Temple of Women at the Pachacamac huaca, near Lima. In Lima, in preparation for some travel to a jungle retreat (don´t get me wrong, it won´t be deep & dark, just the edge of the jungle not too far from Puerta Maldonado) I´ve been reading Mario Vargas LLosa´s The Way to […]

Lima, PERU

Sydney School of Arts & Humanities Director, Dr Christine Williams, is currently visiting Peru … with several interviews with Peruvian writers lined up over the next couple of weeks. Keep in touch to find out what writers in Sydney and Lima have in common. ´By chance – if anything is by chance – I came […]

OMG! Memoir Group resumes for 2014

We meet to share our love of story and life itself. Tuesday mornings in Surry Hills are a must! Our publications are coming soon so we’ll keep you posted. Everyone agreed that Meg Mooney’s Christmas impression was valuable enough to share with a wider readership. So here it is, a tribute to both the writer […]

Manufacturing Book

Manufacturing Book

LAUNCH OF AUSTRALIAN MANUFACTURING MEMOIR   A new memoir of a lifetime spent working for the rights of manufacturing workers, including car manufacturers, has been published in Sydney by a Queensland author, who is a former Victorian union official. Manufacturing Unions: A Memoir is the story of the on-the-job experiences of John Blackwell, former …

HAPPY 2014

HAPPY 2014

HAPPY 2014 to all our readers & writers!! This is going to be a tremendous year for Sydney School of Arts & Humanities – I can tell. We have several ebooks in the pipeline – memoirs from members of our OMG! Memoir groups. The first stories being offered to the public this year come from India and Myanmar. […]

Writer’s Talk – Michael Wilding

Writer’s Talk – Michael Wilding

The founding of a national literature ‘That wild, bleak Bohemia, south of the Murray’ For a brief time, 1869-1870, three great Australian writers Henry Kendall, Adam Lindsay Gordon, and Marcus Clarke, were all working in Melbourne together. Michael Wilding has been exploring the memoirs and recollections of these writing contemporaries – …