We have sad news to report. Writer and broadcaster, Anne Deveson has died just days after daughter, novelist Georgia Blain.
Anne Deveson wrote Australians at Risk (Cassell, 1978); Tell Me I’m Here (Penguin, 1991); Coming of Age: Twenty-one Interviews About Growing Older (Scribe Publications, 1994); Lines in the Sand (Penguin, 2000) (fiction); Resilience (Allen & Unwin, 2003) and Waging Peace (Allen & Unwin, 2013).
Georgia’s novels included: Closed for Winter. Penguin, 1998; Candelo. Allen & Unwin, 1999; The Blind Eye. Allen & Unwin, 2003; Names for Nothingness. Allen & Unwin, 2004; Dark Water. Random House, 2010; Too Close to Home. Random House, 2011; Special. Random House, 2016; Between a Wolf and a Dog. Scribe, 2016, Collected stories: The Secret Lives of Men. Scribe, 2013 and Non-Fiction: Births, Deaths and Marriages: True Tales. Vintage, 2008.
Here is the link to the story reported in The Guardian:
Vale Anne. Vale Georgia.