1966 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 1966.

For an overview of world literature see 1966 in literature.

See also: 1965 in Australian literature, 1966 in Australia, 1967 in Australian literature.

Major publications[edit]

Books[edit]

Short stories[edit]

Children's and Young Adult fiction[edit]

Poetry[edit]

Biography[edit]

Non-Fiction[edit]

Awards and honours[edit]

Literary[edit]

Award Author Title Publisher
ALS Gold Medal[1] A. D. Hope
Miles Franklin Award[2] Peter Mathers Trap Cassell

Children and Young Adult[edit]

Award Category Author Title Publisher
Children's Book of the Year Award Older Readers[3] Ivan Southall Ash Road Angus and Robertson
Picture Book[3] No award

Poetry[edit]

Award Author Title Publisher
Grace Leven Prize for Poetry[4] William Hart-Smith The Talking Clothes: Poems 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 1966 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 1966 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of birth.

See also[edit]

References[edit]