21 July 2016
Baileys Prize Winner Eimear McBride (A Girl is a Half-formed Thing) and 2016 Stella Prize winner Charlotte Wood (The Natural Way of Things) will join Stella’s Executive Director Aviva Tuffield this year at the Melbourne Writers Festival in a conversation about literary prizes and the women who win them.
7 July 2016
Stella Schools Ambassador Randa Abdel-Fattah discusses her new YA novel, When Michael Met Mina.
29 June 2016
Win a copy of Charlotte Wood‘s 2016 Stella Prize-winning novel, The Natural Way of Things, and more.
8 June 2016
Join 2016 Stella Prize winner Charlotte Wood, and shortlisted authors Fiona Wright and Ellen van Neerven at Mudgee Readers’ Festival as…
7 June 2016
In the lead-up to Girls Write Up, we asked some of our speakers to look back on their teenage years and share a piece of advice that they wish they could give to their 16-year-old selves.
4 June 2016
Join Stella Schools Ambassadors Leanne Hall, Rebecca Lim and Stella Schools Program Coordinator, Bec Kavanagh, as they discuss identity and representation, and why diversity is important in the stories we read.
30 May 2016
Learn about the impact the Stella Prize has had across the literary community through the eyes of five individuals who have watched its progress.
24 May 2016
The Stella Prize chats to Schools Ambassador Steph Bowe, author of YA novels Girl Saves Boy and All This Could End.
18 May 2016
The Stella Prize chats with Schools Ambassador Zoya Patel, the founder/editor of online feminist journal Feminartsy, and the former Editor-In-Chief of Lip Magazine.
11 May 2016
Join Stella Schools Ambassadors Simmone Howell and Ellie Marney, and Stella Schools Program Coordinator, Bec Kavanagh, as they discuss writing place, through the lens of being a female writer.
3 May 2016
In her latest Stella Schools Blog guest post, writer and reviewer Danielle Binks discusses sex and taboos in YA. How far have we come since the release of Judy Blume’s Forever in 1975?
28 April 2016
At the 2016 Stella Prize Award Night at The Sydney Opera House, Charlotte Wood was the first to participate in a new Stella tradition…
27 April 2016
Read the full speech given by Chair of Judges Brenda Walker at 2016 Stella Prize Award Night, announcing the winner.
19 April 2016
Read the full transcript of Charlotte Wood’s beautiful acceptance speech upon winning the 2016 Stella Prize.
19 April 2016
We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2016 Stella Prize is Charlotte Wood for her novel The Natural Way of Things.
17 April 2016
Fiona Wright is the author of 2016 Stella Prize shortlisted book, Small Acts of Disappearance: Essays on Hunger. We spoke to Fiona about writing fellowships, her favourite cafés and the people who inspire and influence her.
13 April 2016
Northcote High School’s Literary TalkFest is back! Come and join award-winning author and NHS parent, Clare Wright, talk with 2015 Stella Prize winner, Emily Bitto; Steven Carroll and Christos Tsiolkas on the theme of Writing Men.
12 April 2016
The ACT Secondary Schools Writing Prize-winning story, ‘7 letters, starts with F’ was published on the Noted website and the Canberra Times, and we’re thrilled to publish it, with permission, here.
11 April 2016
Charlotte Wood is the the author of 2016 Stella Prize shortlisted book, The Natural Way of Things. We chatted to Charlotte about the writing process and the real life inspiration behind her book.
7 April 2016
Following the announcement of the winner of the 2016 Stella Prize in Sydney on 19 April, Stella executive director Aviva Tuffield and judge Alice Pung will be joined by this year’s winner and shortlisted authors.
6 April 2016
Join Aviva Tuffield and Emily Maguire for a discussion about the significance and impact of the Stella Prize.
6 April 2016
The Stella Prize presents a discussion celebrating the impact and legacy of women’s voices, and looks at the current state of women’s writing in Australia.
5 April 2016
Join the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre for a celebration of Australian women’s writing and the Stella Prize. Featuring 2016 Stella Prize winner Charlotte Wood, 2016 shortlistee Peggy Frew and 2016 longlistee Alice Robinson in conversation with writer and columnist Amy Gray.
5 April 2016
A panel of literary prize managers, including Stella co-founder and executive director, Aviva Tuffield, discusses literary awards: why are they important, how do you win one, what happens next, what do the judges really think, and are there too many?
4 April 2016
Mireille Juchau is the author of 2016 Stella Prize shortlisted book, The World Without Us. We chatted to Mireille about her mentors,…
28 March 2016
Elizabeth Harrower’s collection of short stories, A Few Days in the Country: And Other Stories is shortlisted for the 2016 Stella Prize. We spoke to Elizabeth about literary villains, reasons for writing and her trusty Olympia typewriter.
21 March 2016
Peggy Frew‘s novel Hope Farm is shortlisted for the 2016 Stella Prize. We asked Peggy a few questions about endings, inspiration and the writing process.
17 March 2016
The Stella Prize chats with Tegan Bennett Daylight, author of Six Bedrooms
10 March 2016
The Stella Prize is delighted to announce the six extraordinary books on the 2016 Stella Prize shortlist.
9 March 2016
The range of Wright’s research, from contemporary neurobiologists to old school modernists, and the quality of her insights make Small Acts of Disappearance a valuable book. Wright brings a sometimes melancholy, sometimes comic, well-informed honesty to an important subject.