Shapcott, Thomas W.

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1935-03-21
Australians
English

Biographical notes:

Poet & former accountant. Shapcott has published more than 36 titles including collections of poems, essays, short stories, novels, books for young readers & a study of the artist Charles Blackman. He was Executive Director of the National Book Council between 1992 & 1997, & currently holds the chair of Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Adelaide.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1946-1997. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225826599

Novelist. Former Chairman, Literature Board, Australian Council.

From the description of Thomas Shapcott manuscript collection. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 221027727

Thomas Shapcott was a Harold White Fellow at the National Library of Australia in 2005. For his project he searched the Papers of Ray Mathew (MS 8264) for unpublished prose and poetry of Mathew with a view to future publication. In 2007 NLA published Uncollected prose of Ray Mathew : tense little lives.

From the description of Literary manuscripts of Ray Mathew, 2005 [manuscript]. 2005. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225423543

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Subjects:

  • Poets, Australian--20th century--Archives
  • Authors, Australian--20th century--Archives
  • Australian literature--20th century

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