Friday, March 4, 2011

Reading Across The Pacific: Hazel Rowley (1952-2011)

ASAL has reported that Hazel Rowley died in New York a few days ago. She is widely known for her biographies of Christina Stead and Richard Wright, and more recently completed a book on Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. I met her only once, but she impressed me as someone who was completely happy in her work. A death notice in The Australian is linked here: