The personal archive of the author Wendy Perriam. This includes the working papers for her novels including ideas and planning notebooks, research, drafts, correspondence and notes on publicity. The archive also contains materials relating to her poetry and short story collections, plus teaching, public speaking and other work. In addition there is material relating to her personal life.
Wendy Perriam Archive
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 2108 KUAS91
- Dates of Creationc. 1940s- [ongoing]
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description105 boxes plus books and oversize material
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Wendy Perriam is the author of several novels, often associated with suburban life- this has been influenced by Surbiton, where she used to live. Perriam's novels include Sin City, Absinthe for Elevenses and Broken Places. She has also published several collections of short stories and had these, poetry and other works published in magazines. Perriam continues to write and also teaches classes on creative writing.
The collection has been arranged alphabetically by book title, followed by records relating to the short story collections and other work, and then by personal material.
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More material will be added to the collection in the future