1887 in Australian literature

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List of years in literature (table)

This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of Australian literature during 1887.

For an overview of world literature see 1887 in literature.

See also: 1886 in Australian literature, 1887 in Australia, 1888 in Australian literature.

Books[edit]

Poetry[edit]

Short stories[edit]

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 1887 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of death.

  • 9 January — Sydney Ure Smith, publisher (died 1949)
  • 10 January — Margaret Fane, novelist (died 1962)
  • 29 May — Hal Gye, illustrator and poet (died 1967)
  • 29 May — Alice Gore-Jones, poet (died 1961)
  • 27 September — Frederick T. Macartney, poet and critic (died 1980)
  • 26 November — Ella McFadyen, poet (died 1976)

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 1887 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of birth.

See also[edit]

References[edit]