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Trevor Shearston Papers

  • UQFL485
  • Collection
  • 1966-2015

Drafts, correspondence, research notes, and photographs for novels, screenplays and a short story written by Trevor Shearston. There are drafts for his radio documentary feature 'The New Guinea letters of John Green', aired in 1984. The screenplay for 'Snowdrop' (later filmed as 'Envy') had various working titles. Sticks that kill was initially preceded by a stage play call "Goaribari". A straight young back had the working titles of "The old magic touch" and the "Walk novel".

Arranged into Series :
Series A: Something in the blood [short story collection] (1979)
Series B: Sticks that kill [novel] (1983)
Series C: White lies [novel] (1986)
Series D: Correspondence with University of Queensland Press
Series E: A straight young back [novel] (2000)
Series F: Drafts for 'Walk novel'and 'The old magic touch' (A straight young back [novel])
Series G: Tinder [novel] (2002)
Series H: Dead birds [novel] (2007)
Series I: Concertinas [novel] (1988)
Series J: Snowdrop [screenplay] - filmed as Envy [motion picture] (1999)
Series K: New Guinea letters of John Green [radio documentary] (1984)
Series L: Short stories and dramatic works, published and unpublished, 1966 to 1995
Series M: Research files on Papua New Guinea
Series N: Game [screenplay]
Series O: Game [novel] (2013)
Series P: Photographs for Game [screenplay]
Series Q: Ben Hall realia

Shearston, Trevor

Gregory Rogers Papers

  • UQFL494
  • Collection
  • 1966-2013

Original artworks, correspondence, illustrations, storyboards, roughs, newspaper cuttings, notes, story ideas and drafts.

Rogers, Gregory

Rosanne Fitzgibbon Papers

  • UQFL546
  • Collection
  • 1989-2013.

Collection contains material documenting Rosanne Fitzgibbons' career as an editor and includes correspondence, reports, drafts, notes, teaching notes, and research material relating to editing and publishing. Fitzgibbon won the inaugural Beatrice Davis Editorial Fellowship Award in 1992 enabling her to spend two months working in Norton Publishing in New York. As well as freelancing editing before, during and after her years spent working at University of Queensland Press, Fitzgibbon also lectured , presented and ran editing workshops around Australia. She was a founding member of the Society of Editors (Queensland). The Institute of Professional Editors initiated in 2017 the biennial award 'The Rosie' ( (the Rosanne Fitzgibbon Award for Editorial Excellence) in her honor.

Fitzgibbon, Rosanne

Laurie Hergenhan Papers

  • UQFL384
  • Collection
  • 1975-2004

Correspondence and related material collected during Prof. Hergenhan's tenure as editor of Australian Literary Studies (ALS), editor of the Australian Authors Series for the University of Queensland Press and as Director of the Australian Studies Centre at the University of Queensland.

Hergenhan, Laurie

Craig Munro Papers

  • UQFL253
  • Collection
  • 1928-2010.

Research notes, typescripts, proofs, photocopied letters from D.H. Lawrence to P.R. Stephensen, subject folders, some interviews with Murray Bail, Michael Wilding, Morris Lurie and Peter Carey. Records of Queensland Writers' Centre and records relating to University of Queensland Press.

Munro, Craig, 1950-

University of Queensland Press Records

  • UQFL198
  • Collection
  • [ca.1965]-

Includes production files (including typescripts, proof copies, galley proofs), correspondence, and minutes of publishing meetings.

University of Queensland Press