Hazel Edwards spoke to us at our Literary Luncheon in 2017. Her book of plays, Re-enact, recently reissued introduces a lighthearted series of short plays for secondary schools. They include a play about Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Hospital, the first Australian hospital set up for and staffed by women. Other plays… Read More »Re-enact: Eight Plays by Hazel Edwards
In 1896 women doctors struggled against prejudice to find employment in Melbourne hospitals.
In an important and thoughtful new book – Dinner with the Devil – Helen Macrae uncovers the compelling and sometimes funny stories of the amazing women who founded the hospital and later staffed Queen Vic as surgeons, nurses, radiographers, volunteers etc.
Dinner with the Devil will be available for purchase nationally in bookshops from October 1, 2015 – rrp $30 – or as an eBook. For more information, or to pre-order, contact the author at [email protected]