An Elusive Quarry: Miss Netta Walker

An Elusive Quarry: Miss Netta Walker

by Elizabeth Lhuede Finding forgotten and overlooked Australian women writers. Sometimes when hunting for the identity of a forgotten Australian author, the effort is rewarded immediately; all it takes is a few targeted searches of Trove, a check of the relevant...
Eleanor Dark’s juvenilia

Eleanor Dark’s juvenilia

by Whispering Gums An article on some of the juvenilia written by Eleanor Dark, best known for her The timeless land trilogy. _______________________________________________________________________________________ Over the last two months we’ve posted on the...
Gender female: “E C Morrice”

Gender female: “E C Morrice”

by Elizabeth Lhuede Finding autobiographical details for E C Morrice – novelist, children’s story writer, nature writer and poet – who also wrote as “E Charles”. While searching in the AustLit database I sometimes come across an...
Eleanor Dark’s juvenilia

Mary Grant Bruce’s juvenilia

by Whispering Gums An article on some of the juvenilia written by Mary Grant Bruce, the popular children’s author of the Billabong series. _______________________________________________________________________________________ Last month we¬†posted on Ethel...
Hiding in Plain Sight: Mrs T C Cloud

Hiding in Plain Sight: Mrs T C Cloud

by Elizabeth Lhuede Finding forgotten and overlooked Australian women writers: the case of Mrs Thomas Charles Cloud aka “Lindsay Duncan”. How often are women remembered by their relationship with the men in their lives? And to what extent does resorting to...