Capel Boake and “The Grey Streets”

Capel Boake and “The Grey Streets”

by Elizabeth Lhuede Another in our series of posts on works published in 1924 (or authors who died in 1924). Melbourne writer Doris Boake Kerr (1889-1944), who published under the pseudonym of “Capel Boake”,  is already known to AWW readers; Whispering Gums, aka Sue...
Happy new year 2024!

Happy new year 2024!

Welcome to a new year of highlighting the lives and works of early Australian women writers. This year, our commissioning editor Bill from The Australian Legend has chosen to focus on the theme, “The Independent Woman in Australian Literature”. Whispering...
Rosamond Benham, There is a tide (poem)

Rosamond Benham, There is a tide (poem)

by Rosamond Agnes Benham (1874-1923) I found my feet from under me Swept swiftly by that rushing sea Of feeling, in the one high tide That flows for most – that some outride To reach the land again. But free The waves came, and resistlessly They bore me toward the...