News

Stella/Hoopla/SWF lunch

Thank you to everyone who came along to the sold-out Stella Lunch at the Sydney Writer’s Festival, supported by The…


Women and critical writing

A Residency and a Workshop on Writing Criticism at Varuna in July: four funded spots for women. In order to support the…


A season of Goodwill

Jason Steger reports on Stella’s fundraising efforts and goals. ‘The steering committee is looking for a three-year commitment and directs would-be…


Wendy Harmer comes on board

Wendy Harmer, is a woman of many talents. Most recently she founded the energetic new online magazine and news site…


Stats! And more stats!

People keep asking us for a list of the various stats we’re working with – so here are a few!…


Hoopla!

The Hoopla asks who’d win your personal prize: any genre, any era, for any age… who are your favourite Aussie female…


Kate Grenville on Stella

Here’s a paragraph from Kate Grenville’s recent blog post about Stella. You can read the rest of the post on her…


Stella makes a stir at MWF

Spurred on by the abysmally low showing of women on the literary prize circuit, an 11-strong group of Australian women,…


Jonathan Franzen supports Stella

Franzen says he supports the idea of the Stella Prize, which is modelled on Britain’s Orange Prize, as “good affirmative…


Stella in the New Yorker

In 2009, women won just about every big literary prize there is: Herta Müller won the Nobel Prize in Literature,…


Stella in The Guardian

A group of Australian women writers and publishers are working to set up an equivalent of the Orange prize in…