Drusilla Modjeska

Drusilla Modjeska

Drusilla Modjeska’s books include Exiles At Home (1981), Poppy (1990), The Orchard (1994) and Stravinsky’s Lunch (1999). Image © Antonia Hayes.

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About Drusilla Modjeska

Drusilla Modjeska’s books include Exiles At Home (1981), Poppy (1990), The Orchard (1994) and Stravinsky’s Lunch (1999) all of which won major Australian literary awards. The Mountain (2012) was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award. Her most recent book, a memoir, is Second Half First  (2015).


Articles about Drusilla Modjeska

Articles by Drusilla Modjeska

They Bring Their Somethings: Visitants by Randolph Stow

A modernist novel of a colonial moment told with a postcolonial mind: ‘Thirty-five years after its first publication,’ writes Drusilla Modjeska in her introduction to a new edition of Randolph Stow’s 1979 novel, ‘Visitants remains, in my view, the finest Australian novel that takes Papua New Guinea as its inspiration and dilemma.’