• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001846

Enid Conley interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection [sound recording]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
  • Reference ORAL TRC 1/890
  • Date Range 21-Nov-75 - 21-Nov-75
  • Description

    1 sound tape reel (ca. 58 min.) Conley, author of children’s novels speaks of her work as a writer and the discipline required ; she recalls her childhood and family life ; working in the WRANs and naval life ; the beginnings of her career as a full time writer; Betty Roland and the Society of Women Writers ; she explains the title of her book “The dangerous Bombara” ; the editing of her manuscript for her book “Gecko gully” ; she speaks of the theme for her novel titled “Lucas”.

  • Access Access open for research; written permission required for public use during the lifetime of the interviewee.
  • Finding Aid Transcript available (23 p.)

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  • See also
    • Women's Royal Australian Naval Service (WRANS) (1941 - 1984)
    • Society of Women Writers New South Wales Inc (1925 - )
  • Primary Creator
    • de Berg, Hazel Estelle (1913 - 1984)