Guide to the Papers of Andrew Lansdown


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Manuscript Name Papers of Andrew Lansdown
Manuscript Number MSS 74
Last Updated March 2007
Extent 2.57 m (19 boxes)
Location Academy Library, UNSW Canberra
Abstract The papers of Andrew Lansdown include poetry, prose and correspondence.

Collection Subject Type

Literary

Scope and Content

This is a comprehensive collection, which comprises papers relating to Andrew Lansdown's professional writing career. The collection consists of correspondence, notes, manuscript and typescript drafts and galley proofs. The papers trace the total creative development and publishing process from first notes to galley proofs, with an extensive exchange of views between author and publishers.

Date Range of Content

1972-1994

Biographical Note

Andrew Trevor Lansdown was born 1 November 1954, in Pingelly, Western Australia and grew up in Perth. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from the Western Australian Institute of Technology (now Curtin University) in 1976, a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Comparative Literature from Murdoch University in 1978, a Graduate Diploma in Education from Edith Cowan University, and attended Baptist Theological College of Western Australia, 1977-1980.

Lansdown combines writing with Baptist pastoral work, and has worked in the Western Australian Public Service; as a tutor in Creative Writing and English at various tertiary institutions and technical colleges; as a journalist with a country newspaper, and as an Education Officer with the Western Australian Prisons Department. He began to write poetry in 1972, and his poetry, short stories and essays have been widely published since 1974, in Australian and overseas anthologies, journals and newspapers. His work has been translated into several languages, and broadcast on ABC Radio and BBC Radio and Writers Radio 5UV. He has taught creative writing courses and conducted readings at Western Australian schools; participated in several writers' tours, and been invited to read at poetry festivals.

Lansdown's writing has been recognised with the award of writer's grants and fellowships from the Literature Board of the Australia Council, and the award of numerous prizes including:
First prize Western Australian Institute of Technology Poetry Prize, 1974 for 'Rosa Glen : tree'
Joint first prize Western Australian Institute of Technology Poetry Prize, 1975 for 'Sestina : the river at night'
Winner Tom Collins Poetry Prize, 1978 for 'Concerning chickens'
First prize Artlook Grand National Poetry Stakes, 1980 for 'For Philip'
Second prize, Open Section Ballarat Begonia Festival "Esso" Literary Competition, 1981 for 'Choka'
Winner Western Australian Premier's Book Awards, 1982 for 'For Philip'
Commended Tom Collins Poetry Prize, 1982 for 'Should I fall and fail to rise'
Second prize Tom Collins Poetry Prize, 1983 for 'I do not forget'
Second prize Canning Literary Award National Poetry Section, 1984 for 'Poised on a premonition'
Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships, Literature Board Grants, 1984. Note: General Writing Grant
Winner Western Australia Week Literary Award, Poetry, 1985 for Windfalls : poems
First prize Canning Literary Award National Poetry Section, 1985 for 'The horseshoe shooter'
Third prize FAW John Shaw Neilson Poetry Award, 1985
Highly commended Northern Territory Literary Awards, Red Earth Poetry Award, Open Section, 1987 for 'Into darkness'
Commended Tom Collins Poetry Prize, 1988 for 'For a good night'
Winner Tom Collins Poetry Prize, 1988 for 'Four men'
First prize Tom Collins Poetry Prize, 1989 for 'Four men' Commended Tom Collins Poetry Prize, 1989 for 'Sometimes in the dark'
Commended Australian Christian Book of the Year Awards, Children's Christian Book of the Year, 1992 for With my knife
Winner Festival Awards for Literature (SA), John Bray Award for Poetry, 1994 for Between glances
Joint winner Furphy Awards for Literature, 1994 for Between glances
Shortlisted West Australian Young Readers' Book Awards and the National Children's Book Award 1994 for With my knife
Commended Tom Collins Poetry Prize, 1996 for 'A thing or two about monkeys'
Shortlisted Western Australian Young Readers' Book Award, 1997 for Dragonfox
Western Australian Premier's Book Awards, Poetry, 2004: shortlisted for Fontanelle : a collection of poems.

Lansdown's publications include Homecoming : poems (1979)
A ball of gold : poems for children (1981)
Counterpoise : poems (1982)
Windfalls : poems (1984)
Blatant and proud : homosexuals on the offensive (1984)
The Bowgada birds & other stories (1986)
Waking and always : poems (1987)
The grasshopper heart (1991)
With my knife (1992) published in the United States as Beyond the open door (1993)
Between glances (1993)
Abiding things : poems, stories and essays (1996)
Dragonfox (1997)
The weight of the baby (1997)
Primary loyalties : poems of politics and society (Hal Colebatch, Peter Kocan and Andrew Lansdown, 1999)
Fontanelle : a collection of poems (2004)
The dispossessed & other stories (2005)
Warrior monk : 22 haiku, senryu and minipoem sequences (2005)
The red dragon (2006).

References:
Curriculum vitae
AustLit : The Resource for Australian Literature, August 2005.

 

Administrative Information

 

Access and Copying Conditions

Access: Check with Curator

Copying: Check with Curator

Preferred Citation

Papers of Andrew Lansdown, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, Box [Number], Folder [Number].

Provenance

The collection was acquired by the Library in several instalments from Andrew Lansdown, 1987-1995.

Additional Information

Separated Material

Further papers of Andrew Lansdown are held by the University of Western Australia Library, in the Papers of Andrew Lansdown at MS 108.

 

Subject Keywords

 

Subjects

Australian poets, Australian poetry

Personal Names

Andrew Lansdown 1954-

Corporate Names

 

Occupations

Poets

 

Container List

 

Series 1 Correspondence, 1974-1994

This series is closed. The bulk of the correspondence consists of letters written to Lansdown, and generally concerns his writing and publishing activities during the period 1974-1994. There are letters from editors and publishers regarding publication of Lansdown's poetry and short stories in magazines, anthologies and newspapers. There is also correspondence with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and Writers' Radio (Radio 5UV, University of Adelaide) regarding broadcasts of Lansdown's poetry and short stories.

Folder 1
Correspondence A, 1977-1994

Correspondents include The Adelaide review, Ron Simpson of The Age, Angus & Robertson, Paul Kane of Antipodes, Helen Weller of Artlook, Judith Rodriguez of Australia International Press & Publications, Ron Blair and David Chandler of Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Geoffrey Dutton of The Australian, Barry Oakely of Weekend Australian, Meredith Michie of Australian Institute of Family Studies, and Laurie Hergenhan of Australian literary studies

Folder 2
Correspondence B, 1980-1994

Correspondents include Greg Clarke of The Briefing, BBC World Service, Kate Jennings, John Tranter and Geoffrey Dutton of The Bulletin and Barbara Petrie and Ross Blackwood of Butterfly Books

Folder 3
Correspondence C, 1976-1994

Correspondents include Robert Hefner of The Canberra times, Peter Smart of The Caxton Press, David Lovell of Collins Dove Publishers, Helen Marron of Contagious magazine and Robert Doolan of Creation

Folder 4
Correspondence D-K, 1975-1994

Correspondents include Doreen Kirk of 8 Top FM Stereo 104, Fellowship of Australian Writers, Western Australian section, David Kelly of Five Bells, Faye Davies of Gooseberry Hill Press, Russell Henderson of Hemisphere, Identity, Inprint : the short story magazine, Norma Rigby of Interaction, Island, Philip Roberts of Island Press and Kunapipi

Folder 5
Correspondence with Fremantle Arts Centre and Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1975-1991

Folder 6
Correspondence L, 1980-1991

Correspondents include Raymond Bailey of Landscape, Ros and David Phillips of Light, Linq : literature in north Queensland and the Logos Foundation

Folder 7
Correspondence M, 1974-1993

Correspondents include Derk Wynand of The Malahat review, Nicholas Howlett of Marist Brothers High School, Eastwood, NSW, Alistair Paterson of Mate, Paul Kavanagh for Mattara Poetry Prize, Meanjin, Mirror Australian Telegraph Publications, Moody monthly and Kim McPhedran of Myer/Grace Bros Department Stores

Folder 8
Correspondence N, 1978-1994

Correspondents include Derek Brown of NCV quarterly, New life, News weekly, Northern perspective and Nursing mothers' bulletin

Folder 9
Correspondence O, 1977-1992

Correspondents include Omnibus Books, On being, Outrigger Publishers, Overland, Oxford University Press and OzMuze

Folder 10
Correspondence P-Q, 1978-1993

Correspondents include The Pacific quarterly, Pascoe Publishing, Penguin Books, The Phoenix review, PN review, POL International, Quadrant, Renewing Australia, Round Table Publications and RUSE

Folder 11
Correspondence S, 1976-1994

Correspondents include John Millett of South Head Press, South West Development Authority, Southerly : the magazine of the Australian English Association, Sydney, Southern review, Strand Literary Editions and Studio : a journal of Christians' writing

Folder 12
Correspondence T-Z, 1974-1994

Correspondents include Trends magazine, Department of English, University of Western Australia, Verse, The West Australian, Westerly, Western Australian Institute of Technology, Writers' Radio (radio 5UV) and Zil Press

 

Series 2 Diaries, 1988-1990

This series is restricted and comprises one appointment diary and loose journal entries kept by Lansdown.

Folder 1
Diary, 1989

Folder 2
Manuscript and typescript diary entries, 1988-1990

 

Series 3 Poetry, 1972-1994

This series is partly available for research, partly restricted, and partly closed and comprises drafts of poems and other papers relating to Lansdown's poetry collections including Homecoming : poems (1979), A ball of gold : poems for children (1981), Counterpoise : poems (1982), Windfalls : poems (1984), Waking and always : poems (1987), The grasshopper heart (1991) and Between glances (1993). There are also drafts of miscellaneous and unpublished poems by Lansdown. Related correspondence is included in Series 1.

3.1, Homecoming : poems (1979)

This subseries comprises manuscript and typescript drafts of poems included in Lansdown's first poetry collection, which was published by Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle, W.A. in 1979.

Folder 1-2
Manuscript and annotated typescript, carbon and photocopy typescript drafts (4), 1974-1979

3.2, A ball of gold : poems for children (1981)

This subseries comprises manuscript and typescript drafts of poems included in A ball of gold : poems for children, which was published by Artlook Books, Perth, W.A. in 1981.

Folder 1-3
Manuscript and annotated typescript, carbon and photocopy typescript drafts (4), photocopies of the illustrations by Susan Lansdown, manuscript contents pages (3), list of corrections, 1974-1981

3.3, Counterpoise : poems (1982),

This subseries comprises manuscript and typescript drafts of poems included in Counterpoise : poems, which was published by Angus & Robertson Publishers, Sydney, 1982.

Folder 1
'Light in the rain', earlier version of Counterpoise : poems, 1980

Annotated photocopy typescript submitted to Angus & Robertson Publishers, with (5) manuscript contents pages and Les Murray's comments

Folder 2-5
Manuscript and annotated typescript drafts of Counterpoise : poems, 1977-1980

Folder 6
Page proofs and covering letter from Sue Phillips of Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1982

3.4, Windfalls : poems (1984)

This subseries comprises manuscript and typescript drafts of poems included in Windfalls : poems, which was published by Freemantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle, Western Australia, 1984.

Folder 1
Manuscript and annotated typescript drafts, 1975-1980

Folder 2
Page proofs and covering letter from Helen Garwood of Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1984-1990

3.5, Waking and always : poems (1987)

This subseries comprises manuscript and typescript drafts of poems included in Waking and always : poems, which was published by Angus & Robertson Publishers, North Ryde, NSW, 1987.

Folder 1
Manuscript and annotated typescript drafts, 1983-1985

Folder 2
Page proofs and covering letters (2) from Sue Phillips of Angus & Robertson Publishers; photocopy of a review 1987

3.6, The grasshopper heart (1991)

This subseries comprises manuscript and typescript drafts of poems included in The grasshopper heart, which was published by Angus & Robertson Publishers, North Ryde, NSW, 1991.

Folder 1
Annotated typescript drafts, 1987

Folder 2
Page proofs and covering letter from Nikki Christer of Collins/Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1991-1992

3.7, Between glances (1993)

This subseries is restricted and comprises manuscript and typescript drafts of poems included in Between glances, which was published by Heinemann Australia, Port Melbourne, 1993.

Folder 1-6
Manuscript and annotated typescript drafts, 1988-1992

Folder 7
Revised annotated typescript draft with manuscript contents page, 1992

Folder 8
Typescript, 1992

3.8, Miscellaneous Poetry, 1972-1991

This subseries is closed and comprises drafts of miscellaneous and unpublished poetry by Lansdown. Some of the poems have been published and were generally written between 1972 and 1991, although many items are undated. The poems have been arranged alphabetically, and where the poem is untitled, filed by the first line, drafts of the same poem have been filed together. Many of the poems in this series (some in slightly different form) have appeared in magazines, newspapers and anthologies and in the author's published collections of poetry, and broadcast on radio.

Folder 1-3
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry A, 1972-1991

Folder 4
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry B, 1972-1991

Folder 5-6
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry C, 1972-1991

Folder 7
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry D, 1972-1991

Folder 8
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry E, 1972-1991

Folder 9-10
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry F, 1972-1991

Folder 11
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry G, 1972-1991

Folder 12
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry H, 1972-1991

Folder 13-14
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry I, 1972-1991

Folder 15
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry J and K, 1972-1991

Folder 16
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry L, 1972-1991

Folder 17-18
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry M, 1972-1991

Folder 19
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry N, 1972-1991

Folder 20
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry O, 1972-1991

Folder 21-22
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry P, 1972-1991

Folder 23
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry Q and R, 1972-1991

Folder 24-27
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry S, 1972-1991

Folder 28-30
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry T, 1972-1991

Folder 31
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry U, V, Y, Z, 1972-1991

Folder 32-34
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry W, 1972-1991

Folder 35
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry - incomplete drafts and fragments, 1972-1991

Folder 36
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry,1974-1979

Computer typescript and carbon typescript drafts of 'The servant ' previous title: 'Still' (2)

Folder 37-38
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry, 1974-1991

Annotated computer typescript draft and computer typescript draft of 'Therefore the dreaming : poems of faith and praise'

Folder 39
Miscellaneous and unpublished poetry, 1974-1991

Untitled photocopy computer typescript draft of 14 poems; typescript draft of 'Snapping things'; manuscript and computer typescript drafts of 'This Nazerene'

 

Series 4 Novels, c. 1980s-1992

This series is closed and comprises drafts and other papers relating to Lansdown's published and unpublished novels. Related correspondence is included in Series 1.

4.1, With my knife (1992)

This subseries comprises notes, drafts, letters and galley proofs relating to Lansdown's first published children's fantasy novel With my knife, which was published by Omnibus Books, Norwood, South Australia in 1992, and published in 1993 by Scholastic, New York under the title Beyond the open door. The novel started as a short story and is a prequel to Dragonfox, which was published by Scholastic, Sydney in 1997.

Folder 1-13
Manuscript, typescript, computer typescript and photocopy typescript drafts with ms annotations, 1986-1992

Folder 14
Galley proofs, 1992

4.2, 'The re-naming of Grono Village', c. 1980s

This subseries comprises drafts of an unpublished children's novel by Lansdown entitled 'The re-naming of Grono Village'.

Folder 1-3
Manuscript, typescript, carbon typescript and photocopy typescript drafts with ms annotations, c. 1980s

 

Series 5 Short Stories, 1973-1994

This series is partly available for research and partly closed and comprises drafts of short stories and other papers relating to Lansdown's short story collection The Bowgada birds & other stories and drafts of short stories published in magazines and newspapers. There are also drafts of miscellaneous and unpublished short stories and juvenilia by Lansdown. Related correspondence is included in Series 1.

5.1, The Bowgada birds & other stories (1986)

This subseries comprises drafts of short stories published in The Bowgada birds & other stories, which was published by Shire of Kalamunda, Kalamunda, Western Australia in 1986. Related material is included in Series 12.

Folder 1-4
Manuscript and annotated computer typescript drafts, 1984-1986

Folder 5
Annotated photocopies of the books preliminary pages; book launch card; reviews, 1986

5.2, Miscellaneous Short Stories, 1973-1994

This subseries is closed and comprises alphabetically arranged drafts and clippings of miscellaneous short stories published in magazines and newspapers and unpublished short stories.

Folder 1
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations

Including 'Arrival'; 'Before thee' and 'Betrayal'

Folder 2
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations

Including 'Bluff'; 'Breaking new ground'; 'The bull party'; 'Cabbage moths' and 'A cause for concern'

Folder 3
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations

Including 'A cup for a cop'; 'Dear Robert'; 'The dingo chasers'; 'The dispossessed'; 'Elsingdoor'; 'Expression' and 'The family'

Folder 4
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations

Including 'Gynaeballophobia'; 'The gnomes'; 'Holiday' and 'In praise of tea-ladies'

Folder 5
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations

Including 'The keeper of the candle'

Folder 6
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations

Including 'The launching'; 'The lemon fight' and 'The lepers'

Folder 7
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations

Including 'Letters to Grandma'; 'Like I thought at first' and 'Mrs Brown'

Folder 8
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations

Including 'Out of grace'; 'Poseidon'; 'The question'; 'The rabbit' and 'Reconciliation'

Folder 9
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations

Including 'The room of light'

Folder 10
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations

Including 'A rose for Leeane' and 'Salt'

Folder 11
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations

Including 'Samson'; 'The sitting man'; 'Something unusual' and 'The story'

Folder 12
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations

Including 'The thing that amused them'

Folder 13
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations

Including 'That's what'; 'Time to wake'; 'To weep for you'; 'The truck'; 'Waking up' and 'With my knife'; six untitled short stories; fragments of three short stories

 

Series 6 Prose, 1983-1984

This series is closed and comprises newspaper clippings and drafts of Blatant and proud : homosexuals on the offensive, which was published by Perceptive Publications, Cloverdale, W.A. in 1984. Related correspondence is included in Series 1.

Folder 1-8
Newspaper clippings and manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations, 1983-1984

 

Series 7 Essays, c. 1973-1994

This series is closed and comprises alphabetically arranged drafts of essays and revised sermons published in magazines and anthologies, and unpublished essays by Lansdown. Related correspondence is included in Series 1 and related sermons are included in Series 9.

Folder 1
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations

Including lists of sermons revised for publication as essays; 'Awakening the soul'; 'Becoming a Christian'; 'Beginning'; 'Care for the unborn'; 'Christians and pacifism'; 'Christmas meditation' and 'Deliverance from bondage'

Folder 2
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations

Including 'The deity of Jesus Christ as revealed in the prologue of John'; 'The divine placard' 'The emotion of murder'; 'Following hard after God'; 'From my father's tongue'; 'The high king's watchmen' and 'Jonathan and the honey'

Folder 3
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations

Including 'In defence of the unborn'; 'Judgement with justice'; 'The law : tutor and protector'; 'Maintain stance through falsification' and 'On the holy spirit : John 14-16'

Folder 4
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations

Including '(Pernicious) trends in poetry'; 'The questions Pilate asked Jesus'; 'Sanctification'; 'Social action and evangelical concern'; 'Sport and spiritual life'; 'Starving our children' and 'Why I write'; two untitled criticisms

 

Series 8 Newspaper Columns, 1989-1990

This series is restricted and comprises notes, research material and drafts of articles by Lansdown for the Donnybrook-Bridgetown mail, from April 1989 to January 1990. Related correspondence is included in Series 1.

Folder 1
Research material and notes, 1989-1990

Folder 2-4
Annotated computer typescript drafts of articles, 1989-1990

 

Series 9 Other Prose, 1973-1994

This series is closed and comprises drafts of editorials, reviews, sermons and juvenilia by Lansdown.

9.1, Editorials, c.1980s

This subseries comprises drafts of editorials on various subjects by Lansdown.

Folder 1
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations, c. 1980s

Including four untitled editorials on various subjects

9.2, Reviews, 1979-1990

This subseries comprises drafts of book reviews by Lansdown.

Folder 1
Manuscript, typescript and computer typescript drafts with ms annotations, 1989-1990

Including In breaking waves : poems (1979) by Hal Colebatch; Return of the heroes : The lord of the rings, Star wars and contemporary culture (1990) by Hal Colebatch; The Archon conspiracy (1989) by Dave Hunt and The song of songs (1990) by Bernard of Clairvaux

9.3, Sermons, 1988-1992

This subseries comprises notes, lists of preached sermons and drafts of alphabetically arranged sermons by Lansdown. Sermons revised for publication in magazines and anthologies are included in Series 7.

Folder 1
Manuscript and annotated computer typescript drafts , 1988-1992

Including notes; lists of sermons preached; 'The angelic announcement'; 'Awakening the soul'; 'Christmas meditation'; 'Communion'; 'Communion service'; 'The conversion and baptism of the Ethiopian'; 'Discovering' and 'The king's high watchmen'

Folder 2
Manuscript and annotated computer typescript drafts, 1988-1992

Including 'The holy spirit', sermons 1-4, 12-13; 'Infant dedication service' and 'Look to him to be radiant'

Folder 3
Manuscript and annotated computer typescript drafts, 1988-1992

Including 'Many witnesses'; 'One thing I have desired'; 'Our wilful natures'; 'The outskirts of God'; 'Permanent peace : is it possible in a corrupt world?'; 'The questions Pilate asked'; 'The questions Pilate asked Jesus' and 'The questions Pilate asked the Jews'

Folder 4
Manuscript and annotated computer typescript drafts,, 1988-1992

Including 'Profile of David', sermons 1-7 and 14

Folder 5
Manuscript and annotated computer typescript drafts, 1988-1992

Including 'Salvation'; 'The three appearings of Christ'; 'Training for eternity' and 'The yoke of the Lord'

9.4, Juvenilia, 1973

This subseries comprises Lansdown's English literature school assignments. Poems, short stories and essays revised for publication in magazines and anthologies are included in Series 3, Series 5 and Series 7.

Folder 1-2
Manuscript drafts of school English literature assignments, 1973

 

Series 10 Biographical Material, 1974-1994

This series is closed and comprises an interview transcript, curriculum vitae, bibliographies of published works and prizes, records of submissions and payments, and lists of publishers and magazines. Related correspondence is included in Series 1.

Folder 1
Includes an interview transcript with Lansdown by John Malone; curriculum vitae; bibliographies of published works and prizes (10); 1992 literary award, 1974-1994

Folder 2
Includes records of submissions and payments, and lists of publishers and magazines, 1974-1991

 

Series 11 Miscellaneous, 1979-1990

This small series comprises newspaper clippings and leaflets advertising poetry competitions and workshops, art exhibitions, and a Fremantle Arts Centre Press catalogue.

Folder 1
Newspaper clippings and flyers, leaflets and handbills advertising poetry competitions, readings and Australian literary festivals, 1979-1990

 

Series 12 Folios, 1973-1986

This small series comprises a short story draft and galley proofs. Related material is included in Series 5.

Folder 1
Manuscript draft and galley proofs, 1973-1986

Including drafts of the short story 'The gnomes'; galley proofs for 'Parrots for podiatry', appeared in Westerly, vol. 30, no. 4, December 1985, pp. 59-70; galley proofs for The Bowgada birds & other stories