Colin Simpson, author. Photograph from Max Duplain studio, (no date)

Max Duplain studios (1950). Colin Simpson, author. Photograph from Max Duplain studio, (no date).

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Creator Max Duplain studios
Title Colin Simpson, author. Photograph from Max Duplain studio, (no date)
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1950
Contributor The University of Queensland
Type image/tiff
Original Format photograph, 22x16cm ; b&w
Source Fryer Library Pictorial Collection, UQFL477, PIC809
Language eng
Subject 430101 History - Australian
Keyword Simpson, Colin, 1908-1983
Authors, Australian
Additional Notes Harley Matthews. But he is, perhaps, better-known in the history of Australian poetry as the Sydney Sun journalist who broke the story of the Ern Malley Hoax.Simpson joined the ABC in 1947 to write travel documentaries, an occupation that prepared him for his successful career as a freelance writer of popular travel books. In addition to these publications, Simpson also published the novel Come Away, Pearler (1952). He was for some time the Vice-president of the Australian Society of Authors and he was instrumental in securing the Public Lending Right legislation for Australian authors. For his services to Australian literature, he was made OBE in 1981 [Austlit]

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