Tasma, or Jessie Couvreur

Tasma, or Jessie Couvreur

Born Jessie Huybers in London in 1848, Tasma (as she later styled herself) came to Hobart, Australia, with her parents in 1852. Her family was apparently among the more prominent in Hobart, with their friends including successful author Louisa Meredith (1812-1895) and...
Elizabeth Charlotte Bingmann aka E C Morrice

Elizabeth Charlotte Bingmann aka E C Morrice

by Linda Emery More about the life and literary family of E C Morrice, a rediscovered Australian woman writer. In identifying E C Morrice as Elizabeth Charlotte Morrice of Browley, Moss Vale, Elizabeth Lhuede has helped pull together the strands of a story that gives...
The Lost Stories of Evelyn Blackett

The Lost Stories of Evelyn Blackett

by Elizabeth Lhuede Rediscovering the life and work of forgotten Tasmanian author, Evelyn R Blackett (1863-1943) AS Christmas drew near in 1887, parishioners of the Church of England, at Buckland, on the east coast of Tasmania, enjoyed the novel thrill of a literary...