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John K. Ewers Biography | Poet

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John K. Ewers (13 June 1904 – 1978) was a novelist, poet, schoolteacher and short story writer from Western Australia. He was the second son Ernest Ewers, orchardist, and his wife Annie Eliza, née Gray. When he was 6 his mother died. He was educated at James Street Intermediate and Perth Modern schools, and Claremont Teachers' College. The Australian Journal published (1924) his first short story, under the nom-de-plume, 'J. K. Waterjugs'. He wrote early on in his career in Our Rural Magazine, and Walkabout magazine