Join us for a celebration of women’s writing, as we reflect on the stories and women that inspire and shape our world and announce the longlist of the 2019 Stella Prize.
Join 2018 Stella Prize winner Alexis Wright and writer and researcher Evelyn Araluen for a special conversation about the process of recording and crafting history that is both intimate and national.
Join 2014 Stella Prize-winner Clare Wright for Northcote High School’s Talkfest with Helen Garner, Andy Griffiths, Sofie Laguna and Jock Serong.
Join us at Readings Hawthorn to hear from Shokoofeh Azar, author of The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree, shortlisted for the 2018 Stella Prize.
Join us at Montsalvat for Alexis Wright in conversation with Morag Fraser about the collective memoir, Tracker.
Join us at the Melba Spiegeltent for a gala event celebrating Australian women writers, as we announce the 2018 Stella Prize longlist!
Why is art important to everyday life? At this Melbourne Writers Festival event, Elizabeth Kostova (The Shadow Land) and winner of the 2017 Stella Prize Heather Rose (The Museum of Modern Love) discuss the significance of art in their novels, as well as how the Balkan region informs their work.
At this free event in Melbourne, join Stella Prize winners Heather Rose and Emily Bitto for a conversation about art, fiction and the role of creativity in everyday life.
2017 Stella Prize winner Heather Rose will discuss art, writing and creativity with Stella Prize judge Benjamin Law at this special Hobart event.
YA superstars Cath Crowley, Simmone Howell and Fiona Wood explore the magic of female friendships in their new collaboration, Take Three Girls.
Writers from different generations and communities share their experiences as both givers and recipients of the support, advice and wisdom shaping their craft and creativity. Chaired by Abigail Ulman, and featuring Hannah Kent, Sandra Phillips and the 2017 Stella Prize winner, Heather Rose.
It’s hard to believe that award-winning authors J.C. Burke, Amie Kaufman and Mariko Tamaki still have to battle stereotypes in their books and their careers. Join these authors as they look at the future of women in YA literature.
Join us for a celebration of Australian women’s writing and the fifth year of the Stella Prize, with long and shortlisted Stella Prize authors and judges, past and present.
Following the announcement of the Stella Prize, Sophie Cunningham will speak with chair of the 2017 judging panel Brenda Walker, this year’s winner, and other shortlisted authors.
What is the danger in presenting a single story of a culture or group of people? How can we push back against cultural stereotypes and generalisations of what it means to grow up Asian in Australia?
Featuring Rebecca Lim, Alice Pung and Leanne Hall, ‘No One Way to be Asian in Australia’ will address the need for diversity rather than tokenism if we are to truly understand the experiences of those around us.
At this special schools event, writers Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa, Alison Whittaker and Holly Throsby will each present a piece of new writing that empowers women’s bodies.
Join us in Sydney for a gala event celebrating Australian women writers, as we announce the 2017 Stella Prize longlist!
To address the underrepresentation of women on Wikipedia, the Stella Prize and Hot Chicks with Big Brains are hosting an Australian Women Writers Edit-A-Thon.
In partnership with the Digital Writers’ Festival, the Stella Prize presents My Brilliant Bookclub, a chance to look more closely at Stella Miles Franklin’s debut novel My Brilliant Career.
Newtown Review of Books is partnering with the Stella Prize to present a Reviewing Masterclass on 25 September 2016. If you’re an aspiring or emerging reviewer or blogger, this is a chance to develop and strengthen your skills.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Join Aviva Tuffield and Emily Maguire for a discussion about the significance and impact of the Stella Prize.
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.
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.
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?