Also known as: née Franklin, Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin, Brent of Bin Bin, Mr and Mrs Ogniblat L'Artsau

Born: 14/10/1879

Died: 19/09/1954

Special Achievements:

Wrote under the name of Miles FRANKLIN; author of "My Brilliant Career" (1901).
1948 - Established Miles Franklin Award for Australian Literature, which she provided for in her will.

Additional Information:

A Nationalist and Feminist, who joined the  Trade Union movement in the United States in 1906.
1917-18 - She nursed at Ostrovo [Ostrovo, Kostolac, Požarevac, Serbia] during the Serbian campaigns.
Published at least 13 works, with two posthumously.


  • References

    Munro, Craig.  (date unknown).  For the Woman from Snowy River.  THIS AUSTRALIA, 10-11.

  • Image - Miles Franklin

    Wikimedia Commons: Miles Franklin