• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6271

Harrower, Elizabeth

(1928 – 2020)
  • Born 1 January, 1928, Sydney New South Wales Australia
  • Died 7 July, 2020
  • Occupation Author, Novelist


Elizabeth Harrower grew up in Newcastle, New South Wales, and lived in London from 1951 to 1959. After returning to Sydney, she worked for the Australian Broadcasting Commission, the Sydney Morning Herald and for a publishing firm. Throughout her life, Elizabeth has written a number of novels and short stories.

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    • Papers of Elizabeth Harrower, 1937-2005 [manuscript]
  • National Library of Australia
    • [Biographical cuttings on Elizabeth Harrower, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
  • National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
    • Elizabeth Harrower interviewed by Christine Williams for the Christine Williams MS 8065 collection [sound recording]
    • Elizabeth Harrower interviewed by Hazel de Berg for the Hazel de Berg collection [sound recording]
    • Elizabeth Harrower interviewed by Jim Davidson in Meanjin collection [sound recording]
  • State Library of New South Wales
    • Audrey Blake - further papers, 1915-1998
    • Audrey Blake and Jack Blake further papers, 1937-2004