Sylvia Martin

Sylvia Martin

Sylvia Martin is the author of three biographies of women neglected in Australian literary and cultural history. Ida Leeson: A life: Not a Blue-Stocking Lady (Allen & Unwin, 2006) was awarded the 2008 Magarey Medal for Biography and shortlisted for the NSW Literary Awards and the Kibble Award. She has also published widely in literary and academic journals. Her latest book is Sky Swimming: Reflections on Auto/biography, People and Place (UWA Publishing, 2020).