1975 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 1975.

For an overview of world literature see 1975 in literature.

See also: 1974 in Australian literature, 1975 in Australia, 1976 in Australian literature.

Events[edit]

Major publications[edit]

Books[edit]

Short stories[edit]

Science Fiction and Fantasy[edit]

Children's and Young Adult fiction[edit]

Poetry[edit]

Drama[edit]

Biography[edit]

Non-fiction[edit]

Awards and honours[edit]

Lifetime achievement[edit]

Award Author
Patrick White Award David Campbell

Literary[edit]

Award Author Title Publisher
ALS Gold Medal No award
Colin Roderick Award[1] Denis Murphy T.J. Ryan University of Queensland Press
Miles Franklin Award[2] Xavier Herbert Poor Fellow My Country Fontana Books

Children and Young Adult[edit]

Award Category Author Title Publisher
Children's Book of the Year Award Older Readers[3] No award
Picture Book[3] A. B. Paterson, illustrated by Quentin Hole The Man from Ironbark Collins

Poetry[edit]

Award Author Title Publisher
Grace Leven Prize for Poetry[4] Gwen Harwood Selected 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 1975 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 1975 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of birth.

Unknown date

See also[edit]

References[edit]