Cellar door. An anthology of stories, poems and essays by University of Sydney students. 'Open it up, this catalogue of memory in black-and-white, where the mind may wander...' Take the passage through the cellar door, as the pages of this anthology lead you down dark steps into a room lit up with ideas, words and wonder. Skip across continents, see colour anew, dress in the costumes of loved ones or fall through the Earth into a world below...
Threads: University of Sydney Anthology 2007 Loose threads that are dropped on one journey are picked up on another and woven into the delicate fabric we each wrap around ourselves. To hold the threads together - to tell a yarn - suggests that we are all weavers of a kind. University of Sydney students contributed their work to this new anthology, and in their unique ways, each writer has taken up a strand of human fibre and woven it into the resulting stories, poems and essays.
Phoenix: The University of Sydney Writers Journal 2007 Now in its second reincarnation, Phoenix 2007 boasts a fantastic selection of student and alumni writing. This year we're proud to include children's fiction and scripts along with oodles of our poetry and prose. Inside, you will find tales of innocence, woe, love, the strange and the unknown; Phoenix 2007 is the product of a literary community in its prime, engaging with forgotten histories and the uncertainties of everyday…
Phoenix: The University of Sydney Writers Journal 2006. Phoenix 2006 is the first issue of a new journal of Australian writing, initiated by and for candidates in the University of Sydney's Masters Program in Creative Writing.
ARNA 2008. The Journal of the University of Sydney Arts Students Society. The poems, stories, reviews and essays in the 2008 issue of ARNA represent a stimulating collection of writing by undergraduate and postgraduate students of the University of Sydney Arts Faculty, reviving the annual publication after a hiatus of thirty-four years.
Phoenix 08/09: The Journal of the University of Sydney Writers' Society No. 3 This journal is to us a kind of alchemy that preserves the promise of young writers, transforming the transient into the enduring. The theme of writing has made us very conscious of what motivates us to publish. Whether right or wrong in our belief, we compiled this anthology with the confidence that beauty is as profound as wisdom.
ARNA 2009. The Journal of the University of Sydney Arts Students Society. A year after its 2008 resurrection from the archives, ARNA is back to stimulate and literate with analytical essays of depth and insight, creative stories of humour and intelligence, poetry of loss and of love, social commentary and reflective satire.
Margins: the Sydney University anthology 2009 Marginalia: writing in the margins, around the edges of pages. Students produce a lot of it. It's often critiques or interpretations of the main text; sometimes, it can even form a dialogue between readers as they comment on each other's comments. But here, we'd like to invite you to the main page, the centre stage, in this newest incarnation of the acclaimed Sydney University Student Writing Anthology.
ARNA 2010. The Journal of the University of Sydney Arts Students Society "Do not be fooled, if we write we are writers. Simple as that. Our styles, purposes and viewpoints may be different but we are all writers. We do not need qualifications, we simply need a story to tell." A new edition of ARNA reflecting the modern Arts student - eclectic and hard to pinpoint. Enjoy it.
Sandstone: the Sydney University student anthology 2010 andstone pillars loom as the student approaches. Up the steps and beyond the gates, along the well-trodden path through the university. Familiar buildings, favourite coffee carts, stone gargoyles, chalk-covered paths - all the same. The mind wanders, imagination takes over; thoughts become words, ideas blur into images. Student becomes creator.
ARNA 2011. The Journal of the University of Sydney Arts Students Society. The 2011 edition of ARNA - a unique and progressive journal that showcases the voice of the Sydney University's Arts students and promotes a diversity of style and form across multiple creative and literary mediums
Read me: the Sydney University student anthology 2011 Read Me will lead you from a tiny village in Eastern Europe to the emperors of China. You'll meet peasants and kings. Sailors, lovers and brilliant inventors will cross your way. And once you've finished you'll hear the pages whispering: 'Read me again.'
A new edition of ARNA - a unique and progressive journal that showcases the voice of the Sydney University's Arts students and promotes a diversity of style and form across multiple creative and literary mediums. Foreword written by Mungo MacCallum and featuring a poem by Les Murray.
A fire kindling. The energy of industry. Flickers of light in the darkness. An ember slips, releasing a spiral from the glowing interior. The burst and shower of fireworks. A vivid particle of light, held where it flies. Sparks combines all this and more, through stories, poems, essays and photographs by twenty-six new writers and artists. This anthology represents a creative instinct that will go on burning brightly.
Wigzell’s Hairdressers and Turkish Baths, Oxford Street, Sydney. From Illustrated Sydney News, 29 September 1883, Rare Book Collection, Monash University. Taken from, Impact of the Modern: Vernacular Modernities in Australia 1870s-1960s Edited by Robert Dixon and Veronica Kelly