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Papers of Bruce Pascoe, 1983-2009 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2209072
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Pascoe, Bruce, 1947-
 
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Description [1983-2009] 
5.55 m. (37 boxes) 
Summary

The main part of MS 9746 comprises papers relating to the editing and publishing of issues no. 36-no. 61 of the journal, Australian short stories. There is correspondence with contributors and edited drafts of stories, all of which provide a good representation of the life and history of the magazine. There is also correspondence and edited drafts relating to several books published by Pascoe Publishing and edited drafts and correspondence relating to books written by Pascoe himself.

The Acc05/69 instalment comprises drafts and research material, principally for Ruby-eyed coucal (1996), Earth (2001), and the unpublished work, Embrasure.

The Acc08/165 instalment includes handwritten drafts and typescripts of unpublished stories, plays, and children's literature, including, Foxies in a firehose: a piece of doggerel from Warragul (2006). Also, drafts of nonfiction works on indigenous affairs, such as, Wathaurong: the people who said no (2003), and, Convincing ground (2007).

Biography/History

Bruce Pascoe, together with his wife Lyn Harwood, manages Pascoe Publishing, a small company that has published works in a variety of genres including novels, anthologies of poetry and short stories, history, biography and Aboriginal culture. In 1982 Pascoe and Harwood founded the quarterly magazine, Australian short stories, which they edited and published until 2000. Pascoe has written numerous books, including novels and he won the Fellowship of Australian Writers' Literature Award in 1999.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9746, MS Acc05/69, MS Acc08/165.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available in the Manuscript Reading room and on the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms9746 
Subjects Pascoe, Bruce, 1947- -- Archives.  |  Pascoe Publishing.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Publishers and publishing -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Short stories, Australian -- 20th century -- Periodicals.
Occupation Authors.  |  Publishers.
Terms of Use Copying of Bruce Pascoe's copyright material is NOT permitted for research purposes during Pascoe's lifetime. 

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