Mary Grant Bruce’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...
Mary Grant Bruce’s juvenilia

Ethel Turner’s juvenilia

by Whispering Gums An article on some of the juvenilia written by Ethel Turner, author of the Australian children’s literature classic, Seven Little Australians, and many other works....
Mary Gaunt

Mary Gaunt

by Bronwyn. [Mary Gaunt was] an extraordinary woman. Independent and adventurous as well as articulate, opinionated and determined, in a time when women were not encouraged to be any of these things.

“Reputed authoress”: Isabel Grant

“Reputed authoress”: Isabel Grant

by Elizabeth Lhuede Finding forgotten and overlooked Australian women writers. One way I’ve been tracing Australian women writers is by looking at “literary notes”, gossip columns and review pages on Trove; another has been to look at indexes of...
Mary Grant Bruce’s juvenilia

Louisa Atkinson, pioneer woman journalist

by Whispering Gums An article on the early Australian writer and botanist, Louisa Atkinson (1834-1872), complementing our previous posts on her, Bill Holloway’s review of her novel Gertrude the emigrant, and an extract from that novel....