Bibliography of Publications – Marcus D. Niski

FEATURE ARTICLES, NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINE ARTICLES, PROFILES, ESSAYS

William S. Burroughs and The MC5: An Interview with John Sinclair, RealityStudio.org (New York), March 2015

Angles in The Alcoves: Story Celebrating the Centenary of the Domed Reading Room, State Library of Victoria, May 2013

Interview with Sylvère Lotringer on the Nova Convention, RealityStudio.org (New York), September 2012

Interview with Johnny Strike, RealityStudio.org (New York), May 2012

The Writer’s Notebooks of Herbert Huncke, RealityStudio.org (New York), March 2012

The Art of Literary Interviewing in The Victorian Writer Magazine, Victorian Writers’ Centre, Melbourne, Australia, May-June 2011. Download [PDF]

On Marcus Clarke: The Literary Adventures of a Wayward Bohemian – A Commemorative Essay Written by Marcus D. Niski on The Occasion of the 170th Anniversary of The Melbourne Athenaeum To Celebrate and Acknowledge Marcus Clarke’s Life and Contribution to The Development of The Melbourne Athenaeum, Victoria’s Oldest Cultural Institution (Est. 1839)    Cited also in: Marcus Clarke: Confronting Spectacle with Spectacle in For the Term of His Natural Life, by Mary E. Perkins, Stephen F Austin State University, 12-9-2014 as found at:          http://scholarworks.sfasu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1007&context=english_research_methods

Hippos Finally Beat With the Beat: Feature Review/Profile – ‘And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks’ by William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac, Sydney Morning Herald, Nov 2008

Glenn Curtis: A Profile, Pen World International Magazine (USA), Feb 2009

William Gass: A Profile, Pen World International Magazine (USA), November 2008

Geraldine Brooks: A Writer’s Profile, Pen World International Magazine (USA) July 2007

Christopher Koch: A Writer’s Profile, Pen World International Magazine (USA), July 2007

Pens and The Environmentalism: Cover Story, Pen World International Magazine (USA), 2007

Studs Terkel:  Review – Touch and Go in The Age/Sydney Morning Herald, December, 2007

Richard Ford: A Profile, Pen World International Magazine, September 2007

From the Desk of Scott Turow: A Profile, Pen World International Magazine (USA), July 2007

A Journey into Tennessee: A Review of Tennessee Williams’ Notebooks, The Age, A2, Saturday March 17, 2007 [See also – Publishers website review at: Yale University Press ]

John Berendt: Portrait of a Very Organised Writer, Pen World International Magazine (USA), January 2007

Back to the Future: The Renaissance of Writing by Hand, The Australian Financial Review Magazine, December 2006

Fountain of Knowledge: Roland Barthes and The Fountain Pen (with Jennifer Pinkerton), LUXE Magazine, Issue 11, December 2006, POL Publications, Sydney

Fountain of Wealth: The Fountain Pens of Famous Writers, LUXE Magazine, Issue 10, November 2006, POL Publications, Sydney

Robert Olen Butler – Pulitzer Prize Winner: ‘On The Pleasures of Writing by Hand’, Pen World International Magazine (USA), November 2006, Kingswood, Texas USA

The Eyes Have It: Peter Olszewski and a Land of One Thousand Eyes: A Profile, Good Reading Magazine, September 2006, Sydney

Graham Reilly: A Writer’s Profile, Good Reading Magazine, March 2006, Sydney

The Ninth Life of Louis Drax: A Profile of Liz Jensen, Arts & Medicine, Jan/Feb 2005, imedia Australia, Sydney

CITATIONS IN BOOKS

Barry Miles, Call Me Burroughs, Hachette Books, New York, 2013, citation of Interview with Sylvère Lotringer on the Nova Convention, RealityStudio.org (New York), September 2012.

FEATURE PROFILES AND INTERVIEWS WITH AUSTRALIAN WRITERS PUBLISHED in The Australian Writer Magazine–

Doris Brett
Bill Anderson
Joy Dettman
Ken Linnett
Maria Alafaci
Marshall Browne
Patricia Sykes
Earl Livings
Robyn Rowland
Jordie Albiston
Robert Dessaix
Hazel Edwards
Don Watson
Edel Wignell
Ross McMullin
Geoffrey Blainey
Ian McBryde
Peter Bakowski
Anna Funder
Ashlley Morgan Shae
Goldie Alexander
Stephen Sewell

Selected The Australian Writer Interviews may also be found at:
http://archive.org/search.php?query=collection%3Aopensource%20AND%20subject%3A%22Australian%20Writers%22

REVIEWS – NON-FICTION

Freudenberg, Graham, A Figure of Speech: A Political Memoir, Good Reading Magazine, March 2006, Sydney

Maryanne Confoy, Morris West: Literary Maverick, Good Reading Magazine, June 2005, Sydney

Phillip Adams and Lee Burton, Talkback: Emperors of Air, Allen & Unwin, Australian Book Review, Dec. 1997

Sue-Ann Post, A Bit of a Postscript, Penguin Books, Australian Book Review, Dec. 1997

Martin Stuart-Fox, A History of Laos, Cambridge University Press, Australian Book Review, Dec. 1997

I, Phoolan Devi: The Autobiography of India’s Bandit Queen, Phoolan Devi with Marie-Therese Cuny and Paul Rambali, Little Brown and Company, Law Institute Journal, November 1996, Vol.  70

Garrie Hutchinson, An Australian Odyssey from Giza to Gallipoli, Hodder Headline Australia, Australian Book Review, July, 1997

Lee Chittick and Terry Fox, Traveling with Percy: A South Coast Journey, Aboriginal Studies Press, Australian Book Review, October 1997

Paul James, Walter F Veit, and Steve Wright (Eds), Work of the Future: Global Perspectives, Allen & Unwin, Australian Book Review, October, 1997

FICTION REVIEWS

Funnelweb, Richard Ryan, Pan Macmillan Australia, Australian Book Review, August 1997

Matilda Stops Waltzing, Walter Adamson, Papyrus Publishing, Australian Book Review, August 1997

River’s Edge, Cath Phillips, Black Wattle Press, Australian Book Review, July 1997

Heat (4), Giramondo Publishing Company, Australian Book Review, July 1997

Night Letters, Robert Dessaix, Pan Macmillan Australia, Sydney, Law Institute Journal, February 1997

PROFESSIONAL WRITING JOURNAL ARTICLES AND PAPERS

On Writing Creative Non-Fiction: An Interview with Marcus D. Niski, Victorian Writer, Victorian Writers Centre Magazine, July 2009

`On Keeping A Writer’s Notebook’ in The Australian Writer, no. 313 Feb/March 1999, reprinted in Irina Dunn, The Writer’s Guide, Allen & Unwin, 1999

`Writers’ Rights: Moral Rights for Authors Revisited’ in The Australian Writer, October/November 1998

`The Art of The Review’ in The Australian Writer, October/November 1997

INTRODUCTORY ESSAYS

`From Silence to Literature: On the Importance of Literary Journals for Emerging Writers’ in SWYNTAX: A journal for emerging writers, Edition 5, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn Campus, Melbourne, 2002

WRITERS NOTEBOOKS

Writers Notebooks as kept by Marcus D. Niski [85 vols]. Selected Images of The Notebooks may be viewed at:http://www.flickr.com/photos/60074660@N06/sets/72157626330778514/detail/

FICTION AND CREATIVE WRITING (Illustrated)

Hector Heaven and The Saga of The Wooden Leg – Illustrations by tohm published at: http://twelvemoments.wordpress.com/2010/12/28/hector-heaven-and-the-saga-of-the-wooden-leg-by-marcus/

LEGAL WRITING – REVIEW ESSAYS, CHAPTERS IN BOOKS, EDITED BOOKS

`The case of Mary Bell’ Review Essay, Current Issues in Criminal Justice, Vol 7 No 2, as cited at: www.law.usyd.edu.au/~criminology/publicat/journal/Vol7No2.htm  [Read Full Review]

Self-Representation and Advocacy in Magistrates Courts and Tribunals in The Law Handbook 1993, Fitzroy Legal Service (New Chapter + two revisions ‘94 and ‘95).

EDITED BOOKS

Expert Evidence: Selected Papers, LAAMS Publications (Blackstone Press) Sydney.

MEDICAL AND HEALTH RELATED WRITING

Veritas: Harvard ALI and the My Kite Will Fly Story, Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative,

My Kite Will Fly: Improving Communication and Understanding in Young Children When a Mother Is Diagnosed with Life-Threatening Gynecological Cancer by Cynthia A Holland  Ph D, BA, MSW, LL B (Hons), PDLP, Dip Ed (Sec); Catherine M Burns  BA. BSASW. MPHil. PhD; Fiona M McDermott BA. PhD DipSocSt MUP; and Michael A Quinn MB ChB MGO (Melb), MRCP (UK), FRCOG, FRANZCOG, CGO, as edited and prepared for publication by Marcus D. Niski in The Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, August 2017,  as found at: http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/jpm.2017.0058

My Kite Will Fly Project: When Mummy has Cancer – An ABC for Kids, Written by Marcus D. Niski, With Dr Cynthia Holland (Churchill Fellow 2010), Commissioned by Royal Women’s Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne, 2009-2010

NowScreen Media, Copywriter – Feelgood Radio Segments on Medical and Health Related Themes

PARLIAMENTARY SUBMISSIONS

Submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology – Inquiry into Genetically Modified Organisms: ” Genetic Manipulation and the Environment: An Agenda for Concern”

Submission to the Senate Committees Into the GST and a New Tax System on behalf of The Fellowship of Australian Writers (Vic.) Inc., Jan 1999

REPORTS

Local Government Under Scrutiny: A Study of Selected Urban Municipalities (With M. Pitt)

Annual Report, 1992, Privacy Committee of NSW

SEMINARS AND TALKS

Dead Beat: William S. Burroughs and The Jack Kerouac Lecture, Guest Author Talk – The Melbourne Athenaeum Library October 2008

The City as Art and Text, Guest Author Talk – The Melbourne Athenaeum Library, May 2008

The Fine Art of Freelance Writing: Reflections on the Writing Life, Guest Author Talk – The Melbourne Athenaeum Library, October 2006

Inside the Writer’s Notebook, Guest Author Talk – The Melbourne Athenaeum Library, November 2005

The Business of Writing: Preparing a Manuscript for Publication, Holmesglen Institute of TAFE, June 2000

Freelance Writing and Freelance Markets, Seminar Series Presented to Professional Writing Students, Swinburne University of TAFE, August, 2001

The Business of Writing: The Writing Industry and its Constituent Components, Industry Overview Panel (with Simon Clews and Graeme Orr) Victoria University, St. Albans Campus, 1 June 1998

RADIO PLAYS

Matilda Stops Waltzing, Adapted from Matilda Stops Waltzing, (Papyrus Publishing) by Walter Adamson, 1996

GUEST COLUMNIST

Guest Contributor:

http://www.artshub.com.au/au/default.asp Australia’s First News and Current Affairs web site for the Arts Community.

Featured Articles:
The Fine Art of Getting Published: Marketing for Writers, Arts Hub, October 2000;

Literary Agents: Who Needs Them? Arts Hub, November 2000

RADIO TALKS AND MEDIA APPEARANCES

“Where Have all the Pens gone” – Writers and the History of Fountain Pens, Mornings With Irene Montefiore, ABC South Coast and Great Southern, July 2006

`Inside The Writer’s Notebook’ – Radio Appearance ABC Radio 774 Melbourne Overnights with Helen Razer, Saturday 21 / Sunday 22 January 2006

WORKSHOPS

Inside the Writers Notebook, Western Union Writers Residential Weekend, Torquay, Victoria, August 2005

TRANSCRIPTS

William S. Burroughs – On Writing: The William S. Burroughs Workshop – Jack Kerouac Conference, Naropa University, Bolder Colorado, July 23, 1982 – as Transcribed from the Original Audio Recording by Marcus D. Niski, as found at: http://www.archive.org/details/WilliamS.BurroughsOnWriting

William S.Burroughs – Art Now: A Day of Contemporary Art Prose Reading, July 1989, Naropa Institute – as Transcribed from the Original Audio Recording by Marcus D. Niski, as found at: https://archive.org/details/WilliamS.burroughsArtNowADayOfContemporaryArtProseReadingJuly

Patti Smith On Writing, Life, Art and William S. Burroughs – as Transcribed by Marcus D. Niski, as found at: https://archive.org/details/PattiSmithOnWilliamS

 

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