Inner West Council

Australian Fiction

Here is a list of some of our favourite Australian authors:

Murray Bail Joan London
Tony Birch Gabrielle Lord
Georgia Blain Melissa Lucashenko
James Bradley Colleen McCullough
Peter Carey Roger McDonald
Steven Carroll David Malouf  
Matthew Condon Gillian Mears
Peter Corris Tara Moss
Robert Dessaix Alex Miller
Joy Dettman Di Morrissey
Garry Disher  Gerald Murnane
Robert Drewe Louis Nowra
Nick Earls Judy Nunn
Richard Flanagan Caroline Overington 
Helen Garner Ruth Park
Sulari Gentill Favel Parrett
Peter Goldsworthy Michael Robotham
Kerry Greenwood Kim Scott
Kate Grenville Craig Silvey
Wendy Harmer Peter Temple
Elizabeth Harrower Rachael Treasure
Anita Heiss Christos Tsiolkas
Katherine Howell Tim Winton
Gail Jones Chris Womersley
Thomas Keneally Charlotte Wood

Award Winners

The Miles Franklin Literary Award

The Miles Franklin Literary Award has been awarded annually since 1957 to a novel of the highest literary merit that depicts Australian life.

http://www.milesfranklin.com.au/

The Stella Prize

The Stella Prize has been awarded annually since 2013 for writing by Australian women in all genres.

http://thestellaprize.com.au/

The Prime Minister's Literary Awards

The Prime Minister's Literary Awards have been awarded annually since 2008 for Australian works of fiction, non-fiction, Australian history, poetry, young adult and children's fiction.

http://arts.gov.au/topics/pms-literary-awards