• Hewett, Dorothy

    Hewett, Dorothy

    Dorothy Hewett (1923 – 2002) was a feminist poet, novelist and playwright, often lauded as one of Australia’s favourite writers. She starting writing poems as a child although her first major collection Windmill Country wasn’t published until 1968. In the last decade of her life she lived in the Blue Mountains and her final collection Halfway up the Mountain draws on this unique landscape and her memories of her childhood.

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