Calidris Literary Agency

Stephany Steggall

Dr Stephany Steggall has PhD in Australian literature from the University of Queensland. She is the author of several biographies of Australian literary figures including Can I Call you Colin? The Authorised Biography of Colin Thiele, 2004; The Loved and the Lost: the Life of Ivan Southall, 2006 and editor of a collection of children’s letters to Colin Thiele, Yours sincerely, Colin Thiele, 2008. In 2009 Stephany’s biography of poet Bruce Dawe – Bruce Dawe: Life Cycle was published, the first time Dawe’s life has been interpreted in full through his poetry.

In 2014 Status and Sugar – A History of the Australian Society of Authors 1963-2013, a work Stephany was commissioned to write, was published as part of the ASA’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

Stephany’s latest title is Interestingly Enough…The Life of Tom Keneally (Nero) is now available.