Born: 12/03/1912

Died: 28/02/1988

Special Achievements:

1935 - Winner of the S. H. Prior Memorial Prize for her first published novel Tiburon.

1942 - Australian Literary Society gold medal for The Battlers.

1960 - Won Children's Book Council Award for he novel All The Proud Tribesmen.

1980 - Recieved Order of Australia (AO) for work in literature

Additional Information:

Author of many Australiana fiction books, plays, children's novels, and historical volumes


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    Kylie Tennant at her hut in Crowdy Bay, NSW

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