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Q & A with Diana Perche and Peter Chen, editors of the Australian Politics and Policy Open Access textbook

Q & A with Diana Perche and Peter Chen, editors of the Australian Politics and Policy Open Access textbook
Diana Perche is a Senior Lecturer and Academic Coordinator at the Nura Gili Indigenous Programs Unit at UNSW Sydney. Prior to this, Diana lectured ...

Q & A with John Simons, author of Goldfish in the Parlour

Q & A with John Simons, author of Goldfish in the Parlour
John Simons is a British Australian writer and academic who currently lives in Tasmania. He is an Emeritus Professor of Macquarie University and ha...

Q & A with Robbie Mason

Q & A with Robbie Mason
Robbie Mason interned at SUP in the second semester of 2022 as part of the Master of Publishing degree at the University of Sydney. What have you ...

Myths about the consequences of poker machine reform

Dr Betty Con Walker, author of Casino Clubs NSW, has published another incisive article exposing the myths that stop the NSW government and politi...

Holiday closure

We wish all our readers, authors and colleagues a relaxing break and a very happy new year. The SUP online store will be closed from 12 December an...

Q & A with Melinda Cooper, author of Middlebrow Modernism: Eleanor Dark's Interwar Fiction

Melinda Cooper’s research focuses on twentieth and twenty-first century Australian literature. Her work on Australian modernism has been published ...

Q & A with Elizabeth Ellis, author of Australian Animal Law

Q & A with Elizabeth Ellis, author of Australian Animal Law
Elizabeth Ellis is an honorary senior fellow with the School of Law at the University of Wollongong where she taught for many years. She introduced...

Rare Book Week, 24–28 October 2022

Rare Book Week, 24–28 October 2022

In honour of Rare Book Week (24–28 October), the SUP team wanted to share a story that exemplifies how much of a treat this is for us!

Q & A with Jenny Welsh

Q & A with Jenny Welsh
Jenny Welsh interned at SUP in the first semester of 2022 as part of the Master of Publishing degree at the University of Sydney.

Q & A with Simon Chapman, author of Quit Smoking Weapons of Mass Distraction

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Simon Chapman AO is Emeritus Professor in Public Health at the University of Sydney where he ran public health advocacy and tobacco control courses...

Q & A with Roger Osborne, author of The Life of Such is Life

Q & A with Roger Osborne, author of The Life of Such is Life
The version of Such is Life that established Joseph Furphy’s reputation as the "father of the Australian novel" was published in 1903 and was much shorter than the version he mailed to his editor in 1897. In The Life of Such is Life, Roger Osborne explores the differences between the published versions and Furphy's original manuscript. We asked Roger a few questions about his experience working on this book.

Q & A with Richard Horsburgh and Siaoman Yen, editors of South Flows the Pearl

Q & A with Richard Horsburgh and Siaoman Yen, editors of South Flows the Pearl
Mavis Yen was born in Perth in 1916, the daughter of a Chinese father and an Australian mother. She lived in both countries and understood what it ...