Marks, Stan(ley)

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MARKS, Stan(ley)

MARKS, Stan(ley). Australian (born England), b. 1929. Genres: Novels, Plays/Screenplays, Cultural/Ethnic topics, Local history/Rural topics, Race relations, Cartoons, Humor/Satire, Children's fiction. Career: Originator of MS cartoon strip in Australian and New Zealand daily papers; former journalist and foreign correspondent for newspapers in Australia, Canada, US, and England; Supvr. of Publicity, A.B.C., Melbourne, 1958-64; Public Relations Officer, Trans Australian Airlines, 1965-67; Public Relations Manager, Australian Tourist Commission, Melbourne, 1969-85. Melbourne Holocaust Center, Centre News, editor. Publications: God Gave You One Face (novel), 1964; Is She Fair Dinkum?, 1967; Graham Is an Aboriginal Boy, 4th ed., 1969; Mouse Who Sailed with Captain Cook, 1970; When a Wife Strikes (television and stage play), 1971; Animal Olympics, 1972; Rarua Lives in Papua New Guinea, 1973; Fifty Years of Achievement, 1974; Katut Lives in Bali, 1977; St. Kilda Sketchbook, 1980, 1995; Malvern Sketchbook, 1980; Welcome to Australia, 1985; Out and About in Melbourne, 1988; 10 Years: Jewish Holocaust Museum and Research Centre, 1994; St. Kilda Heritage Sketchbook, 1995. Contributor to journals and anthologies. Address: 348 Bambra Rd, South Caulfield, Melbourne, VIC 3162, Australia. Online address: [email protected]