Halligan, Marion (Mildred Crothall)

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HALLIGAN, Marion (Mildred Crothall)

HALLIGAN, Marion (Mildred Crothall). Australian, b. 1940. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Children's fiction, Plays/Screenplays, Essays. Career: Writer. Teacher in Canberra, Australia, 1963-65, 1974-86. Australian National Word Festival, chair, 1987-92; Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, Riverina district, NSW, Australia, writer in residence, 1990; Literature Board of Australia Council, chair, 1992-95. Writer in residence at Monash University and La Trobe University, both in Australia. Publications: NOVELS: Self Possession, 1987; Spider Cup, 1990; Lovers' Knots: A Hundred-Year Novel, 1992; Wishbone, 1994; The Golden Dress, 1998; The Fog Garden, 2001; The Point, 2003. SHORT-STORY COLLECTIONS: The Living Hothouse, 1988; The Hanged Man in the Garden, 1989; The Worry Box, 1993; Collected Stories, 1997. ESSAYS: Eat My Words, 1990; Cockles of the Heart, 1996. JUVENILE: The Midwife's Daughters, 1997. PLAYS: Kilcallow Catch (music theater piece for children), 1992; Gastronomica (five one-act plays), 1994. OTHER: Out of the Picture, 1996; (with L. Frost) Those Women Who Go to Hotels, 1997. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to periodicals. Address: c/o Margaret Connolly, PO Box 945, Wahroonga, NSW 2076, Australia. Online address: [email protected]

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