Cowan, Peter

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COWAN, Peter

COWAN, Peter. Australian, b. 1914. Genres: Novels, Biography, Novellas/ Short stories. Career: Research Fellow, Dept. of English, University of Western Australia, since 1979 (Member of Faculty, 1962-79). Sr. English Master, Scotch College, Swanbourne, W. A., 1950-62. Publications: Drift Stories, 1944; The Unploughed Land: Stories, 1959; Summer, 1964; The Empty Street: Stories, 1965; Seed, 1966; The Tins and Other Stories, 1973; Unique Position: A Biography of Edith Dircksey Cowan, 1978; Mobiles (stories), 1979; A Window in Mrs. X's Place (short stories), 1986; The Color of The Sky (novel), 1986; Maitland Brown: A View of 19th Century Western Australia (biography), 1988; Voices (stories), 1988; The Hills of Apollo Bay (novel), 1989; The Tenants (novel), 1994. EDITOR: Short Story Landscape: The Modern Short Story, 1964; (co-) Spectrum One to Three, 1970-79; Today: Contemporary Short Stories, 1971; A Faithful Picture: Letters of Eliza and Thomas Brown, Swan River Colony 1841-1851, 1977; Westerly 21, 1978; Perspectives One (short fiction), 1985; Impressions: West Coast Fiction 1829-1988, 1989. Died 2002.