Unexpected Success for New Creative Writer

First-time creative writer and friend of our school, Gerry O’Sullivan, has self-published an ebook thriller, Gangsters of Shanghai, to unexpected international success. He finds it’s been placed on the Amazon.com Kindle top 10 list in the historical thriller genre.…

SSOA & Facebook

Having rejoined Facebook after several years of absence due to focussing on SSOA, I gape at the productivity of some correspondents. I feel the way I felt this evening as I gazed at this bank of gums … that is …

Machu Picchu and above

Sydney School of Arts has just returned from an out-of-this-world experience of wandering around the ruins of Machu Picchu, this ancient Peruvian temple city. We were also able to buy from a small bookshop in Cusco an English-language edition of …

A chance to write at Varuna

How often in these days of pressured living do we allow ourselves the opportunity to devote our minds completely to a writing project? Sharon Dean, from northern NSW, won a 2014 Residential Fellowship to burrow herself away for a couple …

Slicing the Moon: a screen book of poems

Launched: Syam Sudhakar and Lis James’ dvd, Slicing the Moon, filled with thoughtful words and sensuous images. You’ll find a download of the DVD on our menu bar under Books and DVDs … Well worth a look. Poems Featured …

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 …

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 …