The Stella Prize invites you to join the 2018 Stella Sparks campaign and show your support for writing by Australian women!

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Share your #StellaSpark

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Join the Stella Sparks campaign

The Stella Prize invites you to join the 2018 Stella Sparks campaign and show your support for writing by Australian women! To get involved, share your favourite book by an Australian woman that you read in the past year, and use the hashtag #StellaSpark.

Small donations are sparks that kindle and ignite the life force of the Stella community. With this in mind, we also encourage you to become a Stella Spark for 2018 and support our work towards gender equality and cultural change in the literary world and the education system.

Become a Stella Spark – by donating a minimum of $100 to the Stella Prize ($50 concession). We encourage previous Stella Spark donors to demonstrate their continued support for Stella through a new donation to help us achieve all we can to amplify Australian women’s voices and stories in 2018 and beyond.

Stella is so grateful for the support of our Stella Spark donors.

  • Donors who donate a minimum of $100 ($50 concession) will receive a goodie bag with a Stella tote bag, postcard, bookmark, a 2018 Pilot Writers Diary and a fantastic lucky-dip book by an Australian woman.
  • Donors who give over $500 will receive two books from the 2018 Stella Prize Longlist, announced in February, in addition to all of the above.
  • Donors who give over $1000 will receive the full set of the 2018 Stella Prize Shortlist, announced in March, in addition to all of the above.

 

All donors will be acknowledged on the Supporters page of the Stella Prize website. Donate before 30 April 2018 to be eligible!

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Direct bank transfers and Paypal donations can be arranged by emailing info@thestellaprize.com.au.
Cheques can be sent to: The Stella Prize, Studio 416/706, The Nicholas Building, 37 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000.

 


Share Your #StellaSpark

Stella Sparks is much more than a donations drive. We want to celebrate and recognise the impact of writing by Australian women.

We want to hear about the books that have inspired you this past year – your Stella Sparks.

A Stella Spark is the book by an Australian woman that struck a spark for you: what have you read in the past year that has kept you up at night, brought you comfort, challenged you, changed your perspective or opened up new worlds? Share a photo of your Stella Spark, along with the story of why you chose it across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, using the hashtag #StellaSpark.

We want to celebrate the many Australian women shaping Australian literature. Join in the conversation, and help spread the word about all the great books by Australian women that need to be read!


Join us for a gala celebration of the Stella Sparks campaign, and of the power, inspiration and influence of creative women and their stories. The Stella Sparks Party and 2018 Stella Prize Longlist Announcement will be held Thursday 8 February at the The Melba Spiegeltent.

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Since 2016, the Stella Prize has invited the public to celebrate Australian women’s writing through Stella Sparks, a publicity and fundraising campaign to support the work of Stella and bring new readers to books by Australian women.

The Stella Prize thanks Australian publishers and Pilot Press for their generous donations of diaries and books.