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Eleanor Hogan

Eleanor Hogan

Eleanor Hogan is a literary non-fiction writer and independent researcher with a PhD in Australian Literature from Melbourne University whose writing draws on her experience of Central Australia. She is the author of Alice Springs (2012) and Into the Loneliness: the unholy alliance of Ernestine Hill and Daisy Bates (2021), and a co-author of The Internet on the Outstation (2016). Into the Loneliness received several shortlistings, including for the Magarey Medal for Biography 2022 and the National Biography Award 2022.

Eleanor Hogan reviews 'Unmaking Angas Downs: History and myth on a Central Australian pastoral station' by Shannyn Palmer

March 2023, no. 451 23 February 2023
In Unmaking Angas Downs, researcher and writer Shannyn Palmer seeks to understand why a derelict pastoral station in Central Australia, once a hub for First Nations people and a popular tourist destination en route to Watarrka Kings Canyon, was abandoned. Established by white pastoralist Bill Liddle in the late 1920s, Angas Downs is 300 kilometres south-west of Mparntwe Alice Springs at a place kn ... (read more)

Eleanor Hogan reviews the musical journey of 'Cadence: Travels with Music: A Memoir' by Emma Ayres

August 2014, no. 363 01 August 2014
To take to the road on a bike, especially if you are a solo female cyclist, is to make yourself vulnerable, submitting yourself to hours of muscle-taxing solitude and reliance on the kindness of strangers. But while slower and physically more arduous than other modes of transport, cycling brings you closer to your surroundings. It offers different perspectives and unexpected insights. ABC Classic ... (read more)