Australian People

Famous Novelists from Australia

List of notable or famous novelists from Australia, with bios and photos, including the top novelists born in Australia and even some popular novelists who immigrated to Australia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Australian novelists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These novelists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known novelist from Australia is included when available.

List is made up of many different people, including Nick Cave and Clive James.

This historic novelists from Australia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Australian novelists of note?" and "Who are the most famous novelists from Australia?" These prominent novelists of Australia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Australian novelists.

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    • Birthplace: Kogarah, Australia
  • Nick Cave
    Age: 64
    • Birthplace: Warracknabeal, Australia
    • Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
  • Dorothy Hewett
    Dec. at 79 (1923-2002)
    • Birthplace: Perth, Australia
  • Dec. at 58 (1855-1913)
    • Birthplace: Port Macquarie, Australia
    • Birthplace: Perth, Australia
    • Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
    • Birthplace: Nottingham, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia
  • Patrick White
    Dec. at 78 (1912-1990)
    • Birthplace: Knightsbridge, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Hillston, Australia
  • Dec. at 85 (1920-2006)
    • Birthplace: Eudunda, Australia
    • Birthplace: DVD Region 4, New South Wales, Oceania, Australasia, Sydney
    • Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Kylie Tennant
    Dec. at 75 (1912-1988)
    • Birthplace: Manly, Australia
    • Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
  • Age: 60
    • Birthplace: Perth, Australia
    • Birthplace: Mount Eliza, Australia
    • Birthplace: Australia
    • Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
  • Shaun Tan
    Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Perth, Australia
  • Dec. at 61 (1923-1985)
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
    • Birthplace: Geelong, Australia
    • Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia