Martin, C.E.M. (1847–1937)

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Martin, C.E.M. (1847–1937)

Australian novelist and journalist. Name variations: Catherine Edith Macauley; Catherine Edith Macauley Martin; Catherine Martin; (pseudonym) Mrs. Alick Macleod. Born Catherine Edith Macauley, 1847, in Isle of Skye, Scotland; died 1937; m. Frederick Martin.

Migrated with family to South Australia (1855); ran girls' school in Mount Gambier before marriage; under name Mrs. Alick Macleod, published An Australian Girl (1894); also wrote The Silent Sea (1892), The Old Roof-Tree (1906), and The Incredible Journey (1923), and published The Moated Grange in serial form.