1964 in Australian literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of Australian literature during 1964.

For an overview of world literature see 1964 in literature.

See also: 1963 in Australian literature, 1964 in Australia, 1965 in Australian literature.

List of years in literature (table)
In poetry
1961
1962
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967

Major publications

Books

Short stories

Children's and Young Adult fiction

Poetry

Non-fiction

Drama

Awards and honours

Literary

Award Author Title Publisher
ALS Gold Medal[1] Geoffrey Blainey The Rush that Never Ended Melbourne University Press
Miles Franklin Award[2] George Johnston My Brother Jack Collins

Children and Young Adult

Award Category Author Title Publisher
Children's Book of the Year Award Older Readers[3] Eleanor Spence The Green Laurel Oxford University Press
Picture Book No award

Poetry

Award Author Title Publisher
Grace Leven Prize for Poetry[4] David Rowbotham All the Room Jacaranda Press

Births

A list, ordered by date of birth (and, if the date is either unspecified or repeated, ordered alphabetically by surname) of births in 1964 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of death.

Unknown date

Deaths

A list, ordered by date of death (and, if the date is either unspecified or repeated, ordered alphabetically by surname) of deaths in 1964 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of birth.

See also

References

  1. ^ Austlit - The Rush that Never Ended by Geoffrey Blainey
  2. ^ Austlit - My Brother Jack by George Johnston
  3. ^ Austlit - The Family Conspiracy by Joan Phipson
  4. ^ Austlit - All the Room by David Robotham
1963 in Australian literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of Australian literature during 1963.

For an overview of world literature see 1963 in literature.

See also:

1962 in Australian literature,

1963 in Australia,

1964 in Australian literature.

1965 in Australian literature

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of Australian literature during 1965.

For an overview of world literature see 1965 in literature.

See also:

1964 in Australian literature,

1965 in Australia,

1966 in Australian literature.

All the Room

All the Room (1964) is the third poetry collection by Australian poet David Rowbotham. It won the Grace Leven Prize for Poetry in 1964.The collection consists of 49 poems, the majority of which were previously published in various Australian poetry and general magazines, with some published here for the first time.

Black Lightning (novel)

Black Lightning (1964) is a novel by Australian writer Dymphna Cusack.

List of years in Australian literature

This page gives a chronological list of years in Australian literature (descending order), with notable publications and events listed with their respective years. The time covered in individual years covers the period of European settlement of the country.

See Table of years in literature for an overview of all "year in literature" pages.

The Place at Whitton

The Place at Whitton (1964) is the first novel by Australian writer Thomas Keneally.

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