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E.J. Brady (1869-1952). Courtesy Matilda.

Edwin James Brady (7 August 1869 – 22 August 1952) was an Australian poet.

Life Edit

EJB AND HENRY LAWSON AT MALLACOOTA CAMP

Brady and Henry Lawson at Mallacoota writers' colony. Courtesy Mallacoota Arts Council

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Brady was born at Carcoar, New South Wales, and was educated both in the United States and at Sydney. He worked as a wharf clerk, a farmer, and journalist, and edited both rural and city newspapers.

He was a friend and correspondent of Sir Edmund Barton, the first Australian prime minister, and helped to save Henry Lawson's life in 1910.

He established a writers' and artists' colony at [[Mallacoota, Victoria, in 1909, and lived there until his death at the age of 83.

PublicationsEdit

PoetryEdit

  • The Ways of Many Waters. Sydney: Bulletin, 1899; Melbourne: T.C. Lothian / London: Walter Scott, 1909.
  • The Earthen Floor. Grafton, NSW: Grip, 1902.
  • Bushland Ballads. Melbourne: Thomas C. Lothian, 1910.
  • Bells and Hobbles. Melbourne: George Robertson, 1911.
  • The House of the Winds. London: Harrap, 1919.
  • Wardens of the Seas: Poems. London: Endeavour Press, 1933.

Non-fictionEdit

  • Sydney Harbour. Sydney: Builder Printing Works, 1903.
  • Sydney: The commercial capital of the Commonwealth. Sydney: Builder Printing Works, 1904.
  • River Rovers. Melbourne: George Robertson, 1911.
  • Picturesque Port Philip. Melbourne & Sydney: George Robertson, 1911.
  • The King's Caravan: Across Australia in a wagon. London: Edward Arnold, 1911.
  • Australia Unlimited. Melbourne: George Robertson, 1918.
  • The Land of the Sun. London: Edward Arnold, 1924.
  • The Overlander: Prince's highway. Melbourne: Ramsay, 1926.
  • Two Frontiers. Sydney: Frank Johnson, 1944.

JuvenileEdit

  • Tom Pagdin, Pirate. Sydney: NSW Bookstall, 1911.


Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy WorldCat.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Search results = au:E.J. Brady, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, May 12, 2014.

External linksEdit

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