1951 in Australian literature

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  • This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of Australian literature during 1951.

    For an overview of world literature see 1951 in literature.

    See also:

    1950 in Australian literature, 1951 in Australia, 1952 in Australian literature.

    Books[edit]

    Short stories[edit]

    Poetry[edit]

    Biography[edit]

    Awards and honours[edit]

    Literary[edit]

    Award Author Title Publisher
    ALS Gold Medal[1] Rex Ingamells The Great South Land : An Epic Poem Georgian House

    Children's and Young Adult[edit]

    Award Category Author Title Publisher
    Children's Book of the Year Award[2] Older Readers Ruth C. Williams, illustrated by Rhys Williams Verity of Sydney Town Angus and Robertson

    Poetry[edit]

    Award Author Title Publisher
    Grace Leven Prize for Poetry[3] Rex Ingamells The Great South Land : An Epic Poem Georgian House

    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 1951 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 1951 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of birth.

    See also[edit]

    References[edit]