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Max Colwell Max Colwell i(A34647 works by) (a.k.a. Maxwell Gordon Colwell)
Born: Established: 1926 Brompton, Charles Sturt area, Adelaide - Northwest, Adelaide, South Australia, ;
Gender: Male
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Max Colwell was originally employed as a wholesale grocer (1941-1961), and has portrayed this in his semi-autobiographical trilogy, the 'Pants' books. After this he became a full-time writer, publishing a number of novels and non-fiction works, and writing drama for radio and television in Australia and New Zealand. He has conducted creative writing classes for schools and for adults, and worked as a journalist on the children's newspaper The Young Australians. He has also transcribed a number of books into Braille and has written numerous books on Ausralian history and a volume of interviews with writers

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