Louise Mack (1870-1935)
Author: Marie Louise Hamilton Mack (1870-1935) was born in Hobart and moved from state to state with her Wesleyan minister father before settling in Sydney where she undertook her secondary education. A friend of Ethel Turner she started writing poetry for The Bulletin in the late 1880s. She married in 1986 and left Australia for England in 1901. After living there and in Italy she was the first woman war correspondent in Belgium in 1914. She wrote several novels and travel books along with her poetry, and died in Sydney in 1935.
Author reference sites: Austlit, Australian Dictionary of Biography