1916 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 1916.

For an overview of world literature see 1916 in literature.

See also: 1915 in Australian literature, 1916 in Australia, 1917 in Australian literature.

Books[edit]

Short stories[edit]

Children's and Young Adult fiction[edit]

Poetry[edit]

Biography[edit]

  • Douglas SladenFrom Boundary-Rider to Prime Minister: Hughes of Australia, The Man of the Hour

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 1916 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of death.

  • 26 January – Justina Williams, poet (died 2008)
  • 26 April – Morris West, novelist (died 1999)
  • 25 September – Jessica Anderson, novelist (died 2010)
  • 16 October – George Turner, novelist and critic (died 1997)

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 1916 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of birth.

  • April – Frank Hutchinson, poet (born ca 1836)

See also[edit]

References[edit]