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Papers of Dorothy Horsfield, 1986-2003 [manuscript]
Bib ID 3102902
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Horsfield, Dorothy, 1948-
 
Access Conditions Permission required for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1986-2003] 
0.45 m. (3 boxes) 
Summary

Includes correspondence, drafts, reviews, cuttings and other papers. Drafts include The golden fish, Mines and men, The division of love, Venom, Dream run and various short stories.

Biography/History

Journalist and author. Horsfield has worked as a journalist in Australia and overseas, including London where she met political journalist Paul Lyneham, whom she married. Her published novels include Dream run (1992) and Venom (2005). The division of love: stories (1995), an anthology of short stories about life in Canberra, received an ACT Bicentennial Award. She has also published Paul Lyneham: a memoir (2002). Horsfield has worked as a reviewer and poet as well and she has been published in newspapers and literary magazines. She was a member of Seven Writers, a Canberra-based writers' collective, between 1980 and 1998. In 2003 she became an adviser to the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) Australia.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc04/9.

Associated materials: Papers of Paul Lyneham MS Acc03/57.

Subjects Horsfield, Dorothy, 1948- -- Archives.  |  Journalists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Australian literature -- Women authors.
Time Coverage 1986-2003 
Occupation Journalists.  |  Authors.

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