John Shaw Neilson

[Editor: This article provides links to poems by, and to some biographical information about, John Shaw Neilson.] John Shaw Neilson was born in Penola, South Australia, on 22 February 1872. He died in Melbourne, of heart disease, on 12 May 1942. Books by John Shaw Neilson: [Books published during his lifetime, arranged by year] [1916]: […]

Preface [to “Heart of Spring”, by A. G. Stephens]

[Editor: This preface by A. G. Stephens was published in Heart of Spring (1919).] Preface. John Shaw Neilson was born at Penola, South Australia, on 22nd February, 1872. By race he is all Scottish. His grandparents were William Neilson and Jessie MacFarlane of Cupar, Neil McKinnon of Skye, and Margaret Stuart of Greenock. His father […]