As Director of SSOA, I was recently involved in a series of interviews with leaders of creative enterprises in Sydney, taking the opportunity to describe what we’re really focussed on here in offering expertise and mentoring for our core public activities – weekly writing meetups, leading to global publication for those authors who stick to the …
Local Literary Competitions The Lane Cove Literary Awards are closing shortly and entries will be accepted until Wednesday 22 August 2018 and the Better Read than Dead Bookstore writing competition deadline for short stories is August 31.
Book Launch Waking the Mind launched at Ariel Bookstore in Darlinghurst The launch of Geetha Water's second book Waking the Mind - published by SSOA - was held at Ariel book sellers in Oxford Street this month. Christine Williams, the Director of Sydney School of Arts and Humanities, introduced some background on Geetha's current work in holistic …
Year of the Dog is well and truly here - What's been happening at Circular Quay for 2018 Chinese New Year proves it! Here's a potpourri of shots of the vision spectacular, the work of artists contributing to Art & About and Chinese New Year lunar lanterns funded primarily by City of Sydney and the NSW Government. SSOA took a walk from Millers Point …
Highlights: SSOA writers reading their work in public! The year ended with a 'WOW!' when Sydney School of Arts & Humanities (SSOA) writers read their work during the City of Sydney celebrations for the opening of the new Nita McCrae Park at Millers Point, The Rocks.
Global distribution works for SSOA Using a global distribution network for books published by Sydney School of Arts & Humanities (SSOA), it was pleasing this week to see a couple of books by one of our authors, Ferdinando Manzo, on sale in a bookshop in southern Italy.
Sydney Writers Circle meetup hits the mark Sydney Writers Circle meetup has recently been the subject of a study into group dynamics with a positive finding that we deliver the goods ... that is, helpful, gentle and 'affirming' feedback for emerging writers.
Filmmaker Faisal Sayani, who has recently joined SSOA, is offering video promos to create a major boost to authors’ Facebook profiles. Whether you are a self-published or a mainstream author, a promotional video can make a big difference to your public profile. It gives you the chance to put your work into context, about what […]
After what seems like years of construction, the final concrete pour outside the Harry Jensen Centre and Abraham Mott Hall has been carried out.
Festive readings at SSOA party SSOA Christmas Party performances were a big hit this year! Our writers read some flash fiction and excerpts of longer works in the salubrious surrounds of the Imperial Hotel at Paddington. The pictures were worth a thousand words … and the video worth even more. See our About Us page for Philip […]