A major new literary prize celebrating great books by Australian women.
The Stella Prize is delighted to announce our 2014 judging panel: Kerryn Goldsworthy (chair), Annabel Crabb, Brenda Walker, Fiona Stager and Tony Birch. Read more »
The statistics on how many books by men and women were reviewed in our major newspapers and literary magazines in 2012.
The 2014 Stella Prize closed for entries at 5pm AEDT on Monday 21 October 2013. Thank you to all the publishers and authors who submitted.
The winner of the inaugural Stella Prize was Carrie Tiffany for her brilliant second novel, Mateship with Birds.
“Creating the Stella Prize for women writers will acknowledge women as inspiring literary role models for other women (as well as for literary audiences generally), for years to come. This is a really significant and much needed advance in the world of literature.”– Carol Schwartz
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