Schools Blog

Princess Politics

YA author and Stella Prize Schools Program ambassador Lili Wilkinson discusses teen chick lit and sexism, and highlights how this genre may be more that it appears.

Stella Schools Interview: JC Burke

The Stella Prize chats with JC Burke, winner of the 2006 CBCA Book of the Year award for her novel The Story of Tom Brennan, and a Stella Prize Schools Program ambassador.

Stella Schools Interview: Emily Maguire

The Stella Prize interviews Emily Maguire, the award-winning author of Your Skirt’s Too Short: Sex, Power, Choice and a Stella Prize Schools Program ambassador.

If Maxine Ruled the Wild Things

Stella Prize Schools Program Coordinator Bec Kavanagh looks at how the gender of the picture book characters we grow up with can shape the future we imagine for ourselves.

#LoveOzYa and the Stella Schools Program

The Stella Schools Program is all about the inclusion of voices, not the exclusion of any. Danielle Binks discusses how this aim fits with a new movement happening in Australian literature: #LoveOzYA.

Stella Schools Interview: Cate Kennedy

The Stella Prize chats with Cate Kennedy, 2013 Stella Prize-shortlisted author of Like a House on Fire and a speaker with the new Stella Prize Schools Program