Agnes Louise Kettlewell: Well known writer passes [25 August 1936]

[Editor: This article about the death of Agnes Louise Kettlewell (nee Storrie) was published in The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld.), 25 August 1936. It should be noted that although the article gave her middle name as “Louise”, it was actually “Louisa”.] Agnes Louise Kettlewell Well known writer passes By “Vandorian” The death of Mrs. Agnes Kettlewell, […]

Australian Verse [review of Poems by Agnes L. Storrie, 23 December 1899]

[Editor: A review of Poems (1899) by Agnes L. Storrie. Published in The Australasian, 23 December 1899.] Australian Verse.* Miss Agnes L. Storrie comes before the public with a little volume of poems which should earn her an honourable place among Australian singers. Nearly all her verses charm the ear by their melody, many show […]

Agnes Louisa Storrie (Kettlewell)

Agnes Louisa Storrie was a poet, author, journalist and campaigner. She wrote poetry, articles, and short stories; and was a leading campaigner in the Wattle Day movement. Storrie was born in Glenelg, South Australia, on 23 August 1864. She was the sixth child of Scottish immigrants, James Storrie and Agnes (nee Tassie), who — although […]