My name is Sarah Luke, and I am a writer and teacher based in Sydney, Australia.

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My new book, a history of the Nautical School Ships Vernon and SobraonLike a Wicked Noah’s Ark, is due to be published in Spring 2020.

My history of the old Callan Park lunatic asylum in Lilyfield, Callan Park, Hospital for the Insane, was published by Australian Scholarly Publishing in July 2018. If you are interested in finding out more about the history of Callan Park and mental health in New South Wales, you might like to attend a tour of the site with the Friends of Callan Park.