Flora Eldershaw

Flora Eldershaw

Flora Sydney Patricia Eldershaw (16 March 1897 – 20 September 1956) was an Australian novelist, critic and historian. With Marjorie Barnard she formed the writing collaboration known as M. Barnard Eldershaw. She was also a teacher and later a public servant.

Eldershaw was active in Australian literary circles, including becoming the first woman President of the Fellowship of Australian Writers and being a long-time member of the Advisory Board of the Commonwealth Literary Fund. For both her writing output and her active support for and promotion of writers, Eldershaw made a significant contribution to Australian literary life.

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... She joined the Fellowship of Australian Writers in 1935, of which Flora Eldershaw was President for a couple of terms ... During the next five years, she, Flora Eldershaw and Frank Dalby Davison were known as "the triumvirate" for their joint work on political and cultural policy ... As well as Flora Eldershaw and Frank Dalby Davison, Marjorie Barnard knew many of the leading writers of her time, including Vance and Nettie Palmer, Miles Franklin, Katharine Susannah Prichard, Eleanor ...
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... Marjorie Barnard met Flora Eldershaw, who was a year ahead of her, in her first year at the University of Sydney ... Flora was established in her second year ... My then meager person was continually underfoot, and Flora's brown eyes flashed with indignation more often than they smiled ...

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