Professor Ernest Scott

Ernest Scott was born in Northampton, England, on 21 June 1867, and migrated to Australia in 1892. He worked as a journalist for the Globe (London, UK) and then for The Herald (Melbourne, Vic.). Scott then became a Hansard writer for the Victorian parliament, and then the Commonwealth parliament. As an avid history buff, Scott […]

Southern Cross (author)

Under construction. See: Southern Cross, A Child’s Smile, Sydney: F. H. Johnston Publishing Company, [1944]

Agnes Neale

Agnes Neale, who wrote under the pen name of Caroline Agnes Leane, was an author and poet who lived in South Australia. Neale was born on 5 January 1849 in Cornwall, England, and came to Australia with her family when she was three years old. She died on 22 September 1892 in Adelaide, South Australia. […]

Louis Esson

Under construction. Books by Louis Esson: 1910: Bells and Bees: Verses, Melbourne: Thomas C. Lothian, 1910 1912: Red Gums and Other Verses, Melbourne: Fraser & Jenkinson, 1912 Short stories by Louis Esson: The Pearl of Torres [18 July 1918]

Kenneth Mackay

Under construction. Books by Kenneth Mackay: 1887: Stirrup Jingles from the Bush and the Turf and Other Rhymes, Sydney: Edwards, Dunlop & Co., 1887 (poetry) 1888: A Bush Idyl, Sydney: Edwards, Dunlop & Co., 1888 (poetry) 1895: The Yellow Wave: A Romance of the Asiatic Invasion of Australia, London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1895 (fiction)