Marion Simons, aka Stella Hope (et al)

Marion Simons, aka Stella Hope (et al)

by Whispering Gums A post in our series featuring works published in 1924 (or by authors who died in 1924). This post’s subject is a short column published in Adelaide’s Saturday Journal on 17 August 1924, by the South Australian born, Marion Simons, under...

Louise Mack, My valley (nonfiction)

Last week I was out walking up the North Shore line, when I came to the bottom of a steep path suddenly, and – it all seems like a dream. Half an hour from the city, and you leave the red red road, and turn away westward. The path falls steeply, falls, falls,...
Marion Simons, aka Stella Hope (et al)

Louise Mack

by Whispering Gums An article on the Tasmanian-born novelist and poet, journalist, war correspondent, and public lecturer, Louise Mack.   ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________...
Farewell 2022 – welcome 2023

Farewell 2022 – welcome 2023

by Elizabeth Lhuede In 2022 we marked our 10-year anniversary of the AWW challenge blog and started in a new direction: looking at well-known and overlooked Australian women writers of the 19th and early-to-mid 20th centuries. Our small team of three expanded to...
Marion Simons, aka Stella Hope (et al)

Bush Book Club

by Whispering Gums A departure from our focus on Australian Women Writers to a story about a book club for rural readers that was established and strongly supported by city women for several decades.  ...