Links - Writers and Writing

Australian Society of Authors

The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) is the professional association for Australia's literary creators.

The Australian Women's Register

Information about Australian women and their organisations including a large archive of manuscripts, correspondence and other papers of Mavis Thorpe Clark.

Children's Book Council of Australia

Established in 1945, the Children's Book Council of Australia conducts the "Book of the Year" awards annually. The Children's Book Council of Australia National Archives, dating back to 1945, are held at the National Library of Australia.

Fellowship of Australian Writers

Founded in 1928, the Fellowship of Australian Writers (FAW) aims to bring together all those interested in writing for their mutual professional, cultural and social benefit, and to provide information and advice to them.

National Library of Australia - Trove

A repository of Australian and online resources including The Australian Bibliographic Database, The Register of Australian Archives and Manuscripts, historic newspapers, images, archives etc.

Includes "Papers of Mavis Thorpe Clark 1920-1999" which are held by the National Library and are available for research purposes.
13.75 m. 35 boxes + 23 cartons + 2 fol. boxes.

PEN Melbourne

PEN Melbourne is one of 145 PEN centres in 104 countries worldwide.

PEN International campaigns on behalf of writers around the world who are persecuted, imprisoned, harassed and attacked for what they have written or simply for being a writer. It has committees representing writers in prison, women writers, translation and linguistic rights and a peace committee.

State Library of South Australia

The State Library of South Australia holds material pertaining to the land and people of rural and remote South Australia including Harold Darwin, "The Library Man" with whom Mavis Thorpe Clark travelled during the early- and mid-1960s gathering background material for a number of her books.

The Wheeler Centre - Books Writing Ideas

A Centre in the heart of Melbourne dedicated to the discussion and practice of writing and ideas.