Listen to, or read a transcript of Evie Wyld's acceptance speech for the 2021 Stella Prize.
Stella is delighted to announce Evie Wyld’s novel, The Bass Rock, as the 2021 Stella Prize winner.
The Stella judges have selected six exceptional books for the 2021 Stella Prize shortlist.
Bookings are now open for the 2021 Stella Prize Award Night: An evening of storytelling and ideas
Catch up on our 2021 Stella Prize Longlist broadcast here to learn more about each of the twelve books.
The Stella judges have selected twelve outstanding books for the 2021 Stella Prize longlist.
In reading these titles, we pondered what might be lost or overlooked should a prize such as the Stella not exist to specifically examine the output of Australian women and non-binary writers.
Mark your calendars! The 2021 Stella Prize Longlist will be announced online in March.
The 2021 Stella Prize judges (Zoya Patel (Chair), Jane Harrison, Elizabeth McCarthy, Ian See and Tamara Zimet) tell us what they’ve been reading
A tribute to Elizabeth Harrower, from Susan Wyndham.
Free online workshops for secondary school students — presented by writers, artists and editors.
We’re delighted to reveal 2021’s multitalented judging panel.
Dip a toe-in to the 2020 Stella Prize Broadcast; read a transcript of Jess Hill's acceptance speech here.
Stella is delighted to announce Jess Hill’s four-year investigation into domestic abuse, See What You Made Me Do, as the 2020 Stella Prize winner.
Gain insight to the unenviable decision deliberated on by the 2020 Stella Prize judges, by founding member Lou Swinn: Stella Prize judge 2018, Chair 2019-2020.
Tune in as Stella takes the 2020 Prize Night online in a broadcast hosted by Patricia Karvelas, feat. special guests!
Stella encourages booklovers to support their local bookstore in this uncertain time
Charlotte Wood on The Weekend, shortlisted for the 2020 Stella Prize.
Tara June Winch on The Yield, shortlisted for the 2020 Stella Prize.
Josephine Rowe on Here Until August: Stories, shortlisted for the 2020 Stella Prize.
Favel Parrett on There Was Still Love, shortlisted for the 2020 Stella Prize.
Caro Llewellyn on Diving Into Glass, shortlisted for the 2020 Stella Prize.
Jess Hill on See What You Made Me Do, shortlisted by the 2020 Stella Prize.
Here are exemplary storytellers new and established working across fiction, investigative journalism, memoir and short story – six powerful books...
The 2020 Stella Prize saw over 150 powerful entries. Stella’s judges — publisher, writer and reviewer Louise Swinn (Chair), award-winning...
Tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Stella Prize Longlist Party! Join us on Thursday 6 February at 6...
Mark your calendars! The 2020 Stella Prize Longlist Party will be held at the beautiful Melba Spiegeltent in Melbourne on...
"I really do believe that it is through literature that our vision is enlarged and our circle of empathy is expanded."
"The winning book elegantly tramples all over the Stella requirements: it is excellent, engaging and original in spades."
"This prize rewards women who write truth – historical, political, and the truth of the heart and the soul: the truth of individuals, of each of us, and the truth of the world we live in."