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Published 1 October 1981 in Volume 10 No. 2. Subjects: Literary influences, Short story writing, Writer's works, Shirley Hazzard.
Cite as: Hazzard, Shirley. ‘Authors’ Statements [Shirley Hazzard].’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 10, no. 2, 1981. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.816b20ec7e.
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