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Australian Women's Mirror, 2 Oct. 1928, p.8
Marjorie Clark Marjorie Clark i(A136569 works by)
Also writes as: Georgia Rivers ; Jill Curtin ; Carolyn Odgen ; Noel Mordaunt
Gender: Female
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Marjorie Clark lived in East Camberwell and nearby suburbs for most of her life. She was educated at Milverton College and had planned to study medicine but left school to work in an office in the city after her father died. She published her first stories when she was seventeen, and in 1923 had two stories accepted by Romance: The Australian Fiction Magazine. She pursued a 'serious' writing career from 1925, adopting the pen-name Georgia Rivers (31). During the '30s Marjorie Clark worked as a journalist for the magazine Listener In and from 1935 on the Australian Journal, contributing to the 'women's pages'. In the 1940s and 1950s she was a contributor to the Australian Journal, the Australian Women's Weekly, and the Sun News-Pictorial, using the pseudonyms 'Noel Mordaunt', 'Carolyn Odgen', and 'Jill Curtain'. (Source: De Lacy, Gavin. 'Three Neglected Women Writers of the 1930's: Jean Campbell, 'Capel Boake', and Georgia Rivers', The La Trobe Journal, No. 83, 2009 (pp. 26-40)

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