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|Manuscript Name||Papers of Mark Henshaw|
|Manuscript Number||MSS 131|
|Last Updated||September 2021|
|Extent||56 cm (4 boxes)|
|Location||Special Collections, UNSW Canberra|
|Abstract||This collection comprises manuscript papers and related material by Mark Henshaw.|
The papers contain notes, manuscript drafts, galleys, a cassette and photographs for Henshaw's first novel Out of the line of fire (1988).
Mark Henshaw was born on 3 October 1951 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, and has lived at various times in Germany, France and Yugoslavia. For a time he worked as a professional translator. His first novel Out of the line of fire (1989) was awarded both the Barbara Ramsden Fellowship of Australian Writers Award and the National Book Council/Quantas New Writers Award. He was also awarded a Commonwealth Literary Fellowship in the same year. Out of the line of fire has been translated into a number of European languages. Henshaw has also written two crime novels with the writer John Clanchy under the pseudonym J.M. Calder. He has worked as a curator at the National Gallery of Australia.
Henshaw has been awarded:
ACT Literary Award, 1994: winner
NBC Banjo Awards, NBC Qantas New Writers' Award, 1989: winner for Out of the line of fire
FAW Barbara Ramsden Award for the Book of the Year, 1988: winner for Out of the line of fire.
AustLit : The Resource for Australian Literature, April 2004.
Papers of Mark Henshaw, Special Collections, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, MSS 131, Box [Number], Folder [Number].
Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Australian literature -- 20th century.
Correspondence from publisher and editor,1987-1988 and manuscript draft notes and 2 photographs for Out of the Line of Fire (1988)