Biographical entry Franklin, Stella Maria Sarah Miles (Miles) (1879 - 1954)

14 October 1879
Talbingo, New South Wales, Australia
19 September 1954
Drummoyne, New South Wales, Australia
Writer and Writer of Inscription
Alternative Names
  • Brent of Bin Bin (Pseudonym)


Miles Franklin was an Australian writer. Her best known work, My Brilliant Career, was published in 1901. Franklin worked with the women's and housing movements in the USA and England and was active in the Australian literary scene through her support for the journals Meanjin and Southerly and her involvement with the Commonwealth Literary Fund.


Roe, Jill. Franklin, Stella Maria Sarah Miles (1879-1954), Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Accessed 3 December 2013.