- 17 July 1902
Rockdale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- 31 March 1983
Sydney, New South Wales
- Novelist and Writer
After a short teaching career, Christina Stead travelled to Paris for study, then to London. She returned to Australia in 1969 after many years abroad to take up a fellowship at the Australian National University. In 1974 she returned to live in Australia permanently.