Published Authors

Juvenilia Press publishes early writing by young authors (up to the approximate age of twenty), including published and unpublished works by writers who became famous as adults and by those who did not become adult writers but whose writing is full of percipience and zest.

For more about editions on the following authors, please see the relevant catalogue links at left.

For more about Juvenilia Press editions and authors, click on the following reviews in blogs by Professor Trevor Cairney, UNSW:

Literacy, families and learning: The Childhood Writing of Famous...
Literacy, families and learning: Juvenilia: The study of writing from ...

Authors of current volumes (18th Century)

  • Jane Austen
  • Maria Edgeworth
  • Sarah Fyge Egerton
  • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
  • Hannah More
  • Anna Maria Porter

Authors of current volumes (19th Century)

  • Louisa May Alcott
  • Branwell Brontë
  • Charlotte Brontë
  • Mary Grant Bruce
  • Lewis Carroll
  • Charles Dickens
  • Richard Doyle
  • George Eliot
  • John Leigh Hunt
  • John Ruskin
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Elizabeth Thompson (Butler)
  • Ethel Turner
  • Iris Vaughan
A manuscript page from Lewis Carroll's The Rectory Magazine
A manuscript page from Lewis Carroll's The Rectory Magazine

Authors of current volumes (20th Century)

  • Margaret Atwood
  • Herman Charles
  • Eleanor Dark
  • Marian Engel
  • Dorothy Hewett
  • Greg Hollingshead
  • Hope Hook
  • Philip Larkin
  • Margaret Laurence
  • Malcolm Lowry
  • Carol Shields
  • Aritha van Herk
  • Rudy Wiebe
  • Alison White
  • Opal Whiteley
Dorothy Hewett's notebook
Teacher Dr. Jane Sloan from Redlands School with a copy of Eleanor Dark’s Juvenilia produced by Redlands students, and a display of Dark’s school memorabilia.
Dorothy Hewett's notebook
Dorothy Hewett's notebook

Authors of volumes in progress

  • William Ainsworth
  • Louisa May Alcott
  • Emily and Anne Brontë
  • Branwell Brontë
  • Sophia Burney
  • Marjory Fleming
  • Katherine Mansfield
  • Harold Pinter
  • Christina Rossetti
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
  • A.C. Swinburne
  • Alfred Tennyson
  • Edith Wharton
Dorothy Hewett’s notebook
Ethel Turner memorabilia

"For the English teacher in high school and university, juvenilia offer an exciting way of teaching literary traditions, and of introducing students to canonical writers in a way that is noncanonical." - Elaine Ostrey, Canadian Children's Literature, 1991/92, p. 158

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