Major Australian Literary Anniversaries in 2012

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Births in 1912

John Bray (d. 1995)
A. Bertram Chandler (d. 1984)
Margaret Diesendorf (d. 1993)
Russell Drysdale (d. 1981)
Barbara Giles
Merle Glasson (d. 2002)
George Johnston (d. 1970)
Stephen Estaban Kelen (d. 2003)
Jean Lang
Ian McLaren (d. 2000)
Vera Newsom (d. 2006)
Joan Phipson (d. 2003)
Roland Robinson (d. 1992)
Ray Slattery
Kylie Tennant (d. 1988)
Patrick White (d. 1990)

Deaths in 1912

Tom Beasley (b. ??)
Jospeh Furphy (b. 1843)

First Publication in 1912

Bindawalla:an Australian story by Thos. E. Spencer
The Body of His Desire: A Romance of the Soul by Rosa Praed
The Dawsons' Uncle George by Sumner Locke
Ironbark Splinters from the Australian Bush by G. Herbert Gibson
The Little Blue Devil by Dorothea Mackellar
The Old Homestead by Steele Rudd
The Private Life of Henry Maitland by Morley Roberts
A Son of Perdition: An Occult Romance by Fergus Hume
A Touch of Fantasy: A Romance for Those Who Are Lucky Enough to Wear Glasses by Arthur H. Adams

Births in 1962

Matthew Condon
Kaz Cooke
P. S. Cottier
Alison Croggon
Luke Davies
Tom Gleisner
Odo Hirsch
Emma Lew
Baz Luhrmann
Joanna Murray-Smith
Rob Sitch
Mark Tredinnick

Deaths in 1962

Mary Gilmore (b. 1865)
Hugh McKay (b. 1878)

First Publication in 1962

Birds: Poems by Judith Wright
But Still the Stream by Nancy Cato
The Country of Marriage by Jon Cleary
The Cupboard Under the Stairs by George Turner
Eight Metropolitan Poems by Chris Wallace-Crabb
The Far Road by George Johnston
Gone Fishin' by Nino Culotta
Journey Among Men by Alan Marshall and Russell Drysdale
No Fixed Address: Poems by Bruce Dawe
Outrider: poems, 1956-1962 by Randolph Stowe
Picnic Races by Dymphna Cusack
The River and the Brook by Nancy Phelan
The Well Dressed Explorer by Thea Astley
The Will of the Tribe by Arthur W. Upfield

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