Discover the magic of Australian literature and non-fiction books by exploring our range of recent releases and exciting debuts from authors who are set to write our country’s new classics.
Australian Literary Awards
The Miles Franklin Literary Award is Australia’s most prestigious literature prize. Established through the will of My Brilliant Career author, Miles Franklin, the prize is awarded each year to a novel which is of the highest literary merit and presents Australian life in any of its phases.
Stella is a major voice for gender equality in Australian literature. Stella drives significant cultural change by elevating the work of Australian women writers – cis, trans, and non-binary inclusive. Stella promotes greater access to, and participation in, the world of books and writing to combat gender bias in society.
Searching for the best Australian books? At Dymocks, we love to celebrate our homegrown Aussie authors, share fascinating Australian stories and put a spotlight on Australian literature. Our country has a long, interesting, and, at times, devastating history that not only needs to be shared but deserves to be told so we can truly appreciate the land and its people. All of the incredible Australian authors you’ll find on the shelves at Dymocks have their own takes on life, land and love Down Under, and their real and heartfelt Australian stories are not to be missed. Discover the important stories, traditions and cultures shared by First Nations authors, pick up an Australian novel or two to take in over a cuppa, discover a talented local author or explore some much-loved classic Australian books. From children’s favourites like Mem Fox to culinary classics by the likes of Julie Goodwin and Margaret Fulton, and novelists such as Hannah Kent, there’s something for everyone. Now is the time to celebrate our incredibly gifted Australian people – the storytellers, the creatives and the makers who can celebrate this country like no other, and dive deep into the magic of Australian literature. Uncover all the new releases and bestselling books to broaden your horizons and connect you to our country in store or online at Dymocks.