1947 in Australian literature

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This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of Australian literature during 1947.

For an overview of world literature see 1947 in literature.

See also: 1946 in Australian literature, 1947 in Australia, 1948 in Australian literature.

Events[edit]

Books[edit]

Short stories[edit]

Children's and Young Adult fiction[edit]

Poetry[edit]

Drama[edit]

Awards and honours[edit]

Note: these awards were presented in the year in question.

Literary[edit]

Award Author Title Publisher
ALS Gold Medal Not awarded

Children's and Young Adult[edit]

Award Category Author Title Publisher
Children's Book of the Year Award[2] Older Readers No award

Poetry[edit]

Award Author Title Publisher
Grace Leven Prize for Poetry[3] Nan McDonald Pacific Sea Angus and Robertson

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 1947 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 1947 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of birth.

See also[edit]

References[edit]