This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Laurence Collinson (1925–1986)

Author of Cupid's Crescent (SC)

MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   

Top members (works)

Member favorites

Members: None

Add to favorites
No events listed. (add an event)
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
Born in Yorkshire, England,[1] Collinson's family moved to Australia in 1930. While still at Brisbane State High School, Collinson and fellow students Barrie Reid and Cecel Knopke started the magazine Barjai: A Meeting Place for Youth, which from 1943–44 published the literary avant-garde in Adelaide and Melbourne.[2] He received a secondary teaching diploma from Merrer House in Melbourne and from 1955 to 1961 taught mathematics and English in various Melbourne secondary schools. From 1961 to 1964, Collinson worked as the editor of The Educational Magazine.[3] In 1964, Collinson returned to England. In the 1970s Laurence worked in his West Hampstead apartment as a Gestalt / Transactional Analysis group therapist. He died in London 10 November 1986.
Disambiguation notice

Member ratings

Average: No ratings.

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Laurence Collinson is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


Laurence Collinson is composed of 1 name.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 130,265,168 books! | Top bar: Always visible