Caravaggio at Woolworths II, 2008

Cordite review – A Diasporic Journey: Greek-Australian Poetry in Bilingual and English Publications

John Tranter – Reviews, interviews, photos, poems, prose pieces: over 1,000 printed pages of free reading matter. This site has had over 50,000 visits.

Italy and Australian Writers – Bruce Bennett is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of New South Wales based at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. He was born in Western Australia; he studied at Oxford and London and has taught Australian and Commonwealth literature at universities in Europe, North America and Asia. His books include Homing In: Essays on Australian Literature and Selfhood (2006), Australian Short Fiction: A History (2002), The Oxford Literary History of Australia (1998) and Spirit in Exile (1991) – a study of the poet Peter Porter. Bennett fell in love with Italy and Italians during the 1980s and has never fallen out of love. His academic travels range from Palermo to Prato and have included Bologna, Venice, Lecce, Rome, Verona, Pisa and Florence.

Contrappasso Magazine – The blockbuster 400-page issue #2 of Contrappasso Magazine is now available in print and ebook form.

The Creative Word: Partnership Studies in World Literatures in English – A call to read and respond to the attached Call for Papers.

Master writer and dear friend: John Bryson – Onetime trial lawyer, he writes journalism, stories, poetry, lectures on journalism and law. A Journalism Schools Panel included him in The Top 100 Australian Journalists of the Century, in 2000.

Waging peace: Anne Deveson, launched 29 3 2013 – One of Australia’s most highly regarded media people looks back on her life through the prism of an intellectual journey and personal memoir.

Paola Totaro is a prominent Australian journalist, writer and correspondent specializing in European affairs, politics, social policy and the arts. A former Europe correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, Melbourne and Editor of the The Saturday Sydney Morning Herald, she has traveled to Australia with Pope Benedict, covered  Barack Obama’s visits to London and Europe, covered a mid-sea rescue of refugees off the coast of Libya,  and was the only Australian journalist in Westminster Abbey during the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.