‘Memorandoms by James Martin’

Congratulations to AHA member Tim Causer, who has edited and introduced a new scholarly edition of the earliest Australian convict narrative, Memorandoms by James Martin, the only extant first-hand account of the escape from Australia by transported convicts James Martin, William and Mary Bryant and their two infant children, and six other male convicts on the night Read more …

The Convict’s Daughter by Kiera Lindsey

Author Kiera Lindsey ‘In Conversation’ with ABC Radio National Arts Today’s Michael Cathcart to launch The Convict’s Daughter: The Scandal that Shocked a Colony (Allen & Unwin). RSVP on 03 9819 1917.

The Convict’s Daughter by Kiera Lindsey

Author Kiera Lindsey ‘In Conversation’ with ABC Radio’s Sonya Feldhoff to launch The Convict’s Daughter: The Scandal that Shocked a Colony (Allen & Unwin). Registrations required.

The Convict’s Daughter: The Scandal that Shocked a Colony

Kiera Lindsey’s The Convict’s Daughter: The Scandal that Shocked a Colony (Allen & Unwin) concerns a colonial scandal that was unleashed when the daughter of two successful emancipists attempted to elope with the wayward son of Dr John Kinchela, the previous Attorney General of New South Wales. It is a wildly improbable but true melodrama Read more …