Poet, librettist, playwright, and novelist known for functions like the Toucher, Wild Cards, and Hidden Trip. Her over twelve stage plays are the Chapel Perilous as well as the Old Man Shows up Rolling House. She was raised with an Australian whole wheat and sheep plantation and later went to Perth College as well as the College or university of Traditional western Australia. She joined up with the Communist Party in 1946 but rescinded her regular membership in 1968. She wedded Lloyd Davies in 1944 and divorced him immediately after the loss of life of their youthful son. Later on, she experienced three even more sons with Les Overflow before marrying Merv Lilley and having a baby to two daughters. She and Lola Ridge had been fellow Australian poets and feminists.