Merlene Fawdry


Merlene Fawdry is an award winning writer and poet, author of The Little Mongrel - free to a good home, The Hidden Risks, and several books of poetry. With short stories and poetry published in literary magazines in Australia and overseas, she is a skilled writing group and workshop facilitator who provides an editing, formatting & design and manuscript print preparation service for other writers.

A shy activist, committed to giving a voice to the oppressed through her writing, Merlene has a keen interest in environmental issues. She uses her poetry to speak out against what she sees as government endorsed decimation of the environment.

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My Magdalen Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
This is a chapter excerpt from a longer work, The Little Mongrel - free to a good home, by the same author. It gives an insight into the daily operation of Mt St Canice, a Good Shepherd Convent laundry that operated in Sunday bay, Hobart, Tasmania, between 1803 and 1981.

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