1965 in Australian literature

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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.

Major publications[edit]

Books[edit]

Short stories[edit]

Children's and Young Adult fiction[edit]

Poetry[edit]

Biography[edit]

Drama[edit]

Awards and honours[edit]

Literary[edit]

Award Author Title Publisher
ALS Gold Medal[1] Patrick White The Burnt Ones Penguin Books Australia
Miles Franklin Award[2] Thea Astley The Slow Natives Angus and Robertson

Children and Young Adult[edit]

Award Category Author Title Publisher
Children's Book of the Year Award Older Readers[3] H. F. Brinsmead Pastures of the Blue Crane Oxford University Press
Picture Book[3] Elizabeth MacIntyre Hugh's Zoo Constable Young Books

Poetry[edit]

Award Author Title Publisher
Grace Leven Prize for Poetry[4] Geoffrey Lehmann & Les Murray The Ilex Tree Australian National University Press

Births[edit]

A list, ordered by date of birth (and, if the date is either unspecified or repeated, ordered alphabetically by surname) of births in 1965 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of death.

Unknown date

Deaths[edit]

A list, ordered by date of death (and, if the date is either unspecified or repeated, ordered alphabetically by surname) of deaths in 1965 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of birth.

See also[edit]

References[edit]