Exploring the AWWC Archives

Exploring the AWWC Archives

by Stacey Roberts. “Not only was there a helpful, exhaustive list of female Australian writers, but they were in chronological order and had a direct link to their works.”

Zora Cross

Zora Cross

by Jonathan Shaw. ‘Love Sonnets’, whose exuberant expressions of female desire – unprecedented in Australian literature – struck a chord with young men and women separated by World War One.

Suffering, resistance and resilience

Suffering, resistance and resilience

by Elizabeth Lhuede Representations of Indigenous people in works by Eliza Dunlop, Louisa Atkinson, Amy Susannah Staniforth, and Marie Braithwaite. While compiling the pages for our archive, I’ve come across several poems and stories by early Australian women...