[aka Vasthi Therese Waterhouse] , b. 1942
Vashti Farrer was raised by her grandparents in Sydney. After studying English literature, history and archaeology, she worked at the Mitchell Library (part of the New South Wales State Library in Sydney). There, she developed an interest in Australian history. She has published over 50 titles for young readers, on topics in Australian and Colonial history, fantasy, humour and primary school readers. She was the President of the New South Wales Society of Women Writers, and Deputy Chair of the NSW Writers’ Centre.
Profile at biography.jrank.org (accessed: February 12, 2019)
Profile at 1.curriculum.edu.au (accessed: February 12, 2019)
Official website (accessed: February 12, 2019)
Bio prepared by Elizabeth Hale, University of New England, firstname.lastname@example.org
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