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Jill Hellyer interviewed by Suzanne Lunney [sound recording]
Bib ID 608971
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Hellyer, Jill, 1925-2012, Interviewee
 
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Description 1975 
1 sound tape reel : 1 7/8 ips ; 5 in. 
Summary

Jill Hellyer, poet and writer, talks about her early childhood; relationship with her father; experiences with school and life with her maiden aunts; work after leaving school; marriage to Conrad Stephan; the beginnings of her interest in poetry; Fellowship of Australian Writers; reaction to her published poems and rekindling her interest in writing poetry; bringing up her deaf child; the influences on her poetry; her work with, and difficulties faced by, the Fellowship of Australian Authors; barriers placed in the way of her writing; her novels; using poetry to illustrate her emotions; the inspiration behind her writing; her form of writing; letter writing; relations with her children; her views on suicide.

Notes

Recorded on 3 December 1975.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 34 leaves). 
Subjects Hellyer, Jill, 1925-2012 -- Interviews.  |  Poets, Australian -- 20th century -- Interviews.  |  Women poets -- Australia -- 20th century -- Interviews.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Interviews.  |  Women authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Lunney, Suzanne, Interviewer

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