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'Marjorie Quinn rubbed shoulders with virtually everybody who was anybody in Australian literature and the Arts from the 1890s onwards. She was a founding member of many literary societies including the Fellowship of Australian Writers, the Australian branch of the PEN club and the Society of Women Writers.

'Her contact with leading Australian literary figures came about through her uncle, well-known poet Roderic Quinn, and her father P E Quinn, journalist, author and NSW Federation parliamentarian.

'Including personal anecdotes of political and literary figures, with many of whom Quinn became good friends, The Years that the Locust hath Eaten is an historical document which provides a snapshot of the literary and political world of Sydney at the time of Federation and the first decades of the twentieth century.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Book launched by Robert Dixon at the New South Wales State Library, Sydney, New South Wales, 10 December 2011.
  • Dedication: To Julia, My Mother and Comrade
  • Introduced by Deborah McMahon & Kathryn Berryman

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Melbourne, Flemington - North Melbourne area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Australian Scholarly Publishing , 2011 .
      Extent: xvi, 216p., [50]p. of platesp.
      Description: illus., ports
      Note/s:
      • Introduced by Deborah McMahon and​ Kathryn Berryman.
      • Publication date: November 2011
      ISBN: 9781921875458 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

More than Glory Days Beverley Kingston , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: History Australia , vol. 9 no. 3 2012;

— Review of The Years That the Locust Hath Eaten : The Memoirs of Marjorie Quinn Marjorie Quinn , 2011 single work autobiography
Found Memoir a Valuable Record Robert Willson , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 March 2012; (p. 27)

— Review of The Years That the Locust Hath Eaten : The Memoirs of Marjorie Quinn Marjorie Quinn , 2011 single work autobiography
Insider's View of a nation's Burgeoning Literary Scene James Ley , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 11-12 February 2012; (p. 20)

— Review of The Years That the Locust Hath Eaten : The Memoirs of Marjorie Quinn Marjorie Quinn , 2011 single work autobiography
Treasures of a Skilled Watcher Peter Pierce , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 February 2012; (p. 32)

— Review of The Years That the Locust Hath Eaten : The Memoirs of Marjorie Quinn Marjorie Quinn , 2011 single work autobiography
Undercover Marc McEvoy , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12-13 November 2011; (p. 31)
A column canvassing current literary news including the publication of Marjorie Quinn's memoir The Years that the Locust Hath Eaten; the Lady Cutler Award for Distinguished Services to Children's Literature in New South Wales, 2011 to Margaret Wild; publishing by Scribe including the e-book Journalism at the Crossroads by Margaret Simons; and the release of samples of students' work from the inaugural Faber Academy at Allen & Unwin Writing a Novel course.
Treasures of a Skilled Watcher Peter Pierce , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 February 2012; (p. 32)

— Review of The Years That the Locust Hath Eaten : The Memoirs of Marjorie Quinn Marjorie Quinn , 2011 single work autobiography
Insider's View of a nation's Burgeoning Literary Scene James Ley , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 11-12 February 2012; (p. 20)

— Review of The Years That the Locust Hath Eaten : The Memoirs of Marjorie Quinn Marjorie Quinn , 2011 single work autobiography
Found Memoir a Valuable Record Robert Willson , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 March 2012; (p. 27)

— Review of The Years That the Locust Hath Eaten : The Memoirs of Marjorie Quinn Marjorie Quinn , 2011 single work autobiography
More than Glory Days Beverley Kingston , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: History Australia , vol. 9 no. 3 2012;

— Review of The Years That the Locust Hath Eaten : The Memoirs of Marjorie Quinn Marjorie Quinn , 2011 single work autobiography
Undercover Marc McEvoy , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12-13 November 2011; (p. 31)
A column canvassing current literary news including the publication of Marjorie Quinn's memoir The Years that the Locust Hath Eaten; the Lady Cutler Award for Distinguished Services to Children's Literature in New South Wales, 2011 to Margaret Wild; publishing by Scribe including the e-book Journalism at the Crossroads by Margaret Simons; and the release of samples of students' work from the inaugural Faber Academy at Allen & Unwin Writing a Novel course.
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