Source: State Library of Queensland
Hilda Bridges Hilda Bridges i(A3236 works by) (birth name: Hilda Maggie Bridges) (a.k.a. Hilda M. Bridges)
Also writes as: Joan Gardiner
Born: Established: 19 Oct 1881 Hobart, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania, ; Died: Ceased: 11 Sep 1971 Hobart, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania,
Gender: Female
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Bridges was the sister of Roy Bridges. Her papers are held at the University of Tasmania. She was a music teacher as well as a writer, and was also her brother's housekeeper and secretary. Source: Bonza Schooldays.

During the 1920s a number of her short stories appeared in the Sydney Mail.

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  • Another work, 'Secret House' (1949), is listed in Tasmanian Literary Landmarks, but no publication details are given; the work has not been traced. The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature states that Bridges wrote a number of novels under male pseudonyms (unlisted). These also have not been traced.
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