1953 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 1953.

For an overview of world literature see 1953 in literature.

See also:

1952 in Australian literature, 1953 in Australia, 1954 in Australian literature.

Books[edit]

Short stories[edit]

Children's and Young Adult fiction[edit]

Poetry[edit]

Biography[edit]

Non-Fiction[edit]

  • James H. Martin & W. D. Martin – Aircraft of Today and Tomorrow

Awards and honours[edit]

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[1] Older Readers James H. Martin & W. D. Martin Aircraft of Today and Tomorrow Angus and Robertson
Joan Phipson, illustrated by Margaret Horder Good Luck to the Rider Angus and Robertson

Poetry[edit]

Award Author Title Publisher
Grace Leven Prize for Poetry[2] Roland Robinson Tumult of the Swans Edwards and Shaw

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 1953 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 1953 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of birth.

Unknown Date

See also[edit]

References[edit]