Quadrant is a journal of literature and ideas, founded in 1956 to balance the predominantly left wing 'little magazines' of the time. It has a proud history of civilised, high quality and independent writing. Quadrant is published ten times a year. For more information, email here. Padraic P. McGuinness, a former editor of Quadrant, was a leading commentator and columnist with the Sydney Morning Herald. His 2004 Tuesday columns can be read online here.