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Rowena Lennox Rowena Lennox i(A22713 works by)
Born: Established: 1965 ;
Gender: Female
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Rowena Lennox started working in publishing in 1988 and has worked as an editor for educational, academic and trade publishers in Australia and the United Kingdom. She has been freelancing since 1997. Her first book, Fighting Spirit of East Timor: The Life of Martinho da Costa Lopes (2000) won the 2001 NSW Premier's General History Award.

Most Referenced Works


  • Other works by Rowena Lennox include :


    ‘Apex Predators’, Rowena Lennox, 2014, Meanjin, vol. 73, no. 3, pp 6–9, essay. Available at

    ‘What Grabs Young Readers? Magic and history’ Rowena Lennox, 2004, in A Future for the Past: the state of children's history, edited by Bruce Scates, History Council of NSW, Sydney, pp 60–65, essay

    Fighting Spirit of East Timor: the Life of Martinho da Costa Lopes, Rowena Lennox, 2000, Sydney and London: Pluto Press and Zed Books, biography/history. Winner of 2001 NSW Premier’s General History Award

    ‘Portuguese Colonialism in East Timor: the early life of Martinho da Costa Lopes’, Rowena Lennox, 1999, Studies in Languages and Cultures of East Timor, vol. 2, pp 85–98, essay

    Online writing

    ‘What I’m Reading’ Rowena Lennox, 2013, Meanjin blog, 2 December, blog post. Available at

    ‘Baby Change Table’, Rowena Lennox, 2013, Seizure Flashers, 3 September, short story. Available at

    Report on Beatrice Davis Editorial Fellowship, 2002–03. Rowena Lennox, 2004, report. Available at

    Short articles

    ‘Servos Milk Our Need to Save a Buck’, Rowena Lennox, 2011, Sydney Morning Herald, 20 December, newspaper article. Available at

    ‘Oh Dear, You Want a Book?’ Rowena Lennox, 2010, Sydney Morning Herald, 2 March, newspaper article. Available at

    (Source: Provided by author)

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