• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6268

Modjeska, Drusilla

(1946 – )
  • Born 1 January, 1946, England United Kingdom
  • Occupation Academic, Author


Writer Drusilla Modjeska has lived in Australia since 1971. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in history from the Australian National University and a PhD in history from the University of New South Wales.

Many of Drusilla’s published works have focused on the lives of women and have been in the form of both fiction and non-fiction. She has also taught in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the New South Wales Institute of Technology.

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    • Papers of Drusilla Modjeska, 1959-2006 [manuscript]
    • Papers of Carole Deagan, 1973-1978 [manuscript]
  • National Library of Australia
    • [Biographical cuttings on Drusilla Modjeska, author, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]

Related entries

  • Related Awards
    • Nita B Kibble Literary Awards for Women Writers