1933 in Australian literature
This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of Australian literature during 1933.
For an overview of world literature see 1933 in literature.
- Miles Franklin – Bring the Monkey
- Ion Idriess – Drums of Mer
- G. B. Lancaster
- The World is Yours
- Norman Lindsay
- Pan in the Parlour
- Louise Mack – Teens Triumphant
- Jack McLaren – The Money Stones
- Alice Grant Rosman – Protecting Margot
- Arthur W. Upfield – The Great Melbourne Cup Mystery
- Katharine Susannah Prichard – "The Bride of Far-Away"
- Henry Handel Richardson
- "The Professor's Experiment"
- "The Wrong Turning"
Children's and Young Adult
- Mary Grant Bruce – Billabong's Luck
- Kenneth Slessor – Funny Farmyard
- Dorothy Wall – Blinky Bill: The Quaint Little Australian
- E. J. Brady – Wardens of the Seas : Poems
- C. J. Dennis – "Tall Timber"
- John Manifold – Verses 1930–1933
- A. B. Paterson – The Animals Noah Forgot
- Kenneth Slessor – Darlinghurst Nights
Awards and honours
|ALS Gold Medal||G. B. Lancaster||Pageant||Century|
A list, ordered by date of birth (and, if the date is either unspecified or repeated, ordered alphabetically by surname) of births in 1933 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of death.
- 3 June – Vivian Smith, poet
- 30 June – John Button, writer and politician, (died 2008)
- 4 July – Fay Zwicky, poet and critic
- 10 July – Kevin Gilbert, poet and playwright (died 1993)
- 23 July – Rudi Krausmann, poet and playwright
- 14 August – Bryce Courtenay, novelist (died 2012)
- Jennifer Strauss, poet and academic
A list, ordered by date of death (and, if the date is either unspecified or repeated, ordered alphabetically by surname) of deaths in 1933 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of birth.
- 2 February – John Le Gay Brereton, poet (born 1871)
- 1 April – Gilbert White, clergyman and poet (born 1859)
- 15 April – Alfred Stephens, writer and critic (born 1865)
- 27 August – George Robertson, publisher (born 1860)
- 6 November – Grant Hervey, poet (born 1880)