Alan Connell i(22 works by) (a.k.a. Alan Herbert Connell; A. Connell; Alan Conn)
Born: Established: 1915 Mosman, Cremorne - Mosman - Northbridge area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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'Raised and educated in Mosman, N.S.W., ... [Connell] describes himself as a true suburbanite. "Left school when I was 14, spent some time in country districts, and eventually was faced with the problem of whether I should become a farm hand or return to the city. I still wonder if I shouldn't have stayed with the cows. Back in Sydney, I purchased a typewriter on monthly instalments. My first appearance in print was in an American magazine of furious fiction. Followed stories in various Australian monthlies and weeklies." Occupation: writing his own stuff and typing the stuff of others. Chief interests: tennis, swimming and trying to make money' (Flame 1.1, 193, p.64).


  • A story by A. Connell appeared in the 'Youth' section of the March 1936 edition of The Australian Journal. 'The Demon in the Valley' won the Group 3 Prize. The entry gave Connell's address as 730 Military Road, Mosman, N.S.W. (p.439)
  • Influenced by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
Last amended 30 Sep 2011
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