Dame Mary Gilmore [10 February 1937]

[Editor: This article about Mary Gilmore was published in The Sydney Mail, 10 February 1937.] Dame Mary Gilmore Among the honours which were announced last week, none was more rightly earned or more generally approved than the Dame Commandership of the British Empire bestowed upon Mrs. Mary Gilmore, poetess, author, and social worker. Dame Mary […]

One Australian Girl [The Bulletin, 1 October 1903, re. Mary Gilmore]

[Editor: This article about Mary Gilmore was published in The Bulletin (Sydney, NSW), 1 October 1903. The first part is a review of Mary Gilmore’s poetry; the second part is about her life, written by Mary Gilmore (aside from the introductory paragraph), especially regarding her time spent in South America.] One Australian Girl. Mary Gilmore’s […]

Mary Gilmore

Mary Gilmore (née Cameron) was a poet, author, journalist, and social campaigner. She is especially well-known for her two most famous poems, “No Foe Shall Gather Our Harvest” (1940) and “Nationality” (1942), both written during the Second World War. She was born at the property “Merry Vale”, Woodhouselee (north of Goulburn), New South Wales, on […]

Back from Utopia: Six years of New Australia [18 July 1902]

[Editor: An interview with William Gilmore (husband of Mary Gilmore), following his arrival back in Australia (via England) after leaving South America. The Gilmores had been involved with William Lane’s settlement of Australian socialists in Paraguay. Henry Lawson is mentioned in the article, as he returned to Australia on the same ship as the Gilmore […]

An Australian poet singer [review of The Passionate Heart by Mary Gilmore, 15 February 1919]

[Editor: A review of Mary Gilmore’s book of poetry, The Passionate Heart. This article was published in The Press (Christchurch, New Zealand), 15 February 1919.] An Australian poet singer. That fine Australian singer, Mary Gilmore, gives us in her new volume a collection, beautifully printed, and excellent in all but title. “The Passionate Heart” has […]