1960s

The following list is intended to provide links to texts by Australian women writers published in the 1960s which are available to be read online, and includes some available only in print form. (This is a work in progress, so if you have an other authors or links to add, please let us know via the contact page.)

< Texts by Australian women published in 1950s

Astely, Thea.
—–. The Well Dressed Explorer (1962; may be available via your local library as an ebook; details untapped.org.au)

Clift, Charmaine.
—–. Walk to the Paradise Gardens (1960; may be available via your local library as an ebook; details untapped.org.au)

Ercole, Velia aka Margaret Gregory
—–. [Winds of Autumn, London: Hutchinson, 1961?; novel available in print at SLNSW]

Heney, Helen.
—–. [The Leaping Blaze (London: Angus & Robertson, 1962; available in print at SLNSW]

‘Neville, Margot’* [aka sisters Margot Goyder and Ann Joske]:
—–. Come See Me Die, serialised (1964), Australian Women’s Weekly, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr (final).
—–. [Confession of Murder, London: Geoffrey Bles, 1960; print copy available SLNSW]
—–. Drop Dead, serialised in three parts (1963), Australian Women’s Weekly, 1 May, 8 May, 15 May.
—–. Head on the Sill, serialised (1966), Australian Women’s Weekly, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov (final).
—–. [Ladies in the Dark London: Bles, 1965; print copy available from SLNSW]
—–. “Love And the Law”, short story, Australian Women’s Weekly 10 Jan 1968.
—–. Murder Beyond the Pale, serialised (1962), Australian Women’s Weekly, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep.
—–. [My Bad Boy London: G Bles, 1964; print copy available from SLNSW]
—–. Sweet Night For Murder, serialised (1960), Australian Women’s Weekly, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep (final).
—–. “You’re Only Old Once,” short story, 19 Feb 1969, Australian Women’s Weekly.

Park, Ruth b. 24 Aug 1917, Auckland, NZ; d. 16 Dec 1910, Sydney NSW; arrived in Australia in 1942.
—–. “Present Thoughts” (1963, review/criticism)
—–. Road Under the Sea (1966; via Open Library/Internet Archive; access conditions apply)
—–. Secret of the Maori Cave (1964; via Open Library/Internet Archive; access conditions apply)
—–. Serpent’s Delight (1962; via Open Library/Internet Archive; access conditions apply)

Prichard, Katharine Susannah b. 1883; d. 1969
—–. Child of the Hurrican: An Autobiography (1963) – link to archive.org; access conditions apply
—–. “Some Thoughts on Australian Literature“, The Realist no. 15 June 1964: 10-12. Link to Reason in Revolt: Source Documents of Australian Radicalism.

* Biographical and bibliographical information can be obtained by subscription from AustLit.