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Frank Kellaway

Frank Kellaway (1922–2012) was a poet, fiction writer, and librettist.

Frank Kellaway reviews 'Black Light' by Peter Murphy

February–March 1980, no. 18 01 February 1980
Peter Murphy is one of the very best poets under forty writing in Australia today. He also works in the theatre. His play Glitter was performed at the Adelaide Arts Festival, and he has written the libretto for an opera with music by Helen Gifford. Black Light, his first published book of short stories, shows him to be a craftsman of the first order in yet another field. ... (read more)

Frank Kellaway reviews 'The Crookes of Epping' by Barry Dickins

May 1985, no. 70 01 May 1985
I must declare an interest. Dickins was once a student of mine and is still a friend. Readers of this review are invited to exercise their reservations. I believe The Crookes of Epping is in the tragi-comic tradition of Charlie Chaplin which reaches back to one of the world’s greatest books, Don Quixote. In it pathos is as important an element as humour, wit and absurdity. It also has a co ... (read more)