E. J. (Edwin James) Brady (7 August 1869 – 22
August 1952) was an Australian poet.
He was born at Carcoar, New South
Wales, and was educated both in the United States and Sydney. He worked as a wharf clerk, a farmer,
and journalist, and edited both rural and city newspapers.
He was a friend and correspondent of Sir Edmund Barton, the
first Australian prime minister, and helped to save Henry Lawson's life
He later established a writers' and artists' colony at Mallacoota, in 1909, and he
continued to live there until his death in 1952 at the age of