Schools

December 2015

Why Dystopia is not a Trend

In her second Stella Schools Blog guest post about feminism and YA, Danielle Binks explains why the rise of dystopian fiction in both YA and adult fiction is not a passing fad.

November 2015

Gender-flipping and Twilight

Danielle Binks discusses gender-flipping in young adult literature and Stephenie Meyer's Twilight.

November 2015

Stella Schools Interview: Leanne Hall

The Stella Prize chats with Schools Ambassador Leanne Hall, the award-winning author of This is Shyness and Queen of the Night.

October 2015

Stella Schools Interview: Nicole Hayes

The Stella Prize chats to Nicole Hayes, the author of The Whole of My World, a writing teacher and a Stella Prize Schools Program ambassador.

October 2015

Stella Schools Interview: Melissa Keil

The Stella Prize chats with Melissa Keil, the author of the Ampersand Prize winner Life in Outer Space and a Stella Prize Schools Program ambassador.

October 2015

Stella Schools Interview: Sarah Ayoub

The Stella Prize chats with Sarah Ayoub, who is a journalist, a Stella Schools Program ambassador, and the author of Hate Is Such a Strong Word.

October 2015

On diversity, intersectionality and the future

Ambelin Kwaymullina is the author of The Tribe series and a Stella Schools Ambassador. In this guest blog post she discusses gender and diversity in literature.

September 2015

Princess Politics

YA author and Stella Prize Schools Program ambassador Lili Wilkinson discusses teen chick lit and sexism, and highlights how this genre may be more that it appears.

September 2015

Stella Schools Program NSW launch: Watch the video

On 9 September 2015, the Stella Prize celebrated the NSW launch of the Stella Prize Schools Program with an event at the Sydney Story Factory.

September 2015

Stella Schools Interview: Randa Abdel-Fattah

The Stella Prize chats with Randa Abdel-Fattah; human rights activist, award-winning author of young adult novels, and a Stella Prize Schools Program ambassador.

September 2015

Stella Schools Interview: JC Burke

The Stella Prize chats with JC Burke, winner of the 2006 CBCA Book of the Year award for her novel The Story of Tom Brennan, and a Stella Prize Schools Program ambassador.

September 2015

Stella Schools Interview: Erin Gough

The Stella Prize interviews Erin Gough, the Ampersand Prize winning author of The Flywheel and a Stella Prize Schools Program ambassador.

Emily Maguire
August 2015

Stella Schools Interview: Emily Maguire

The Stella Prize interviews Emily Maguire, the award-winning author of Your Skirt's Too Short: Sex, Power, Choice and a Stella Prize Schools Program ambassador.

August 2015

If Maxine Ruled the Wild Things

Stella Prize Schools Program Coordinator Bec Kavanagh looks at how the gender of the picture book characters we grow up with can shape the future we imagine for ourselves.

August 2015

Why we need diverse books in Australian schools

Stella Prize Schools Coordinator Bec Kavanagh discusses the need for diverse books in an Australian context, and offers some suggested reading recommendations.

July 2015

#LoveOzYa and the Stella Schools Program

The Stella Schools Program is all about the inclusion of voices, not the exclusion of any. Danielle Binks discusses how this aim fits with a new movement happening in Australian literature: #LoveOzYA.

July 2015

9/9/15: Stella Schools Program NSW Launch

Join us for a very special free event to celebrate the launch of the Stella Schools Program in NSW.

February 2015

The Stella Schools Program returns!

Stella returns to school this year, following the incredibly successful launch of the Stella Schools Program in Victoria in 2014.

November 2014

Stella Schools Interview: Myke Bartlett

The Stella Prize chats with Myke Bartlett, author of Fire in the Sea

November 2014

Stella Schools Interview: Bec Kavanagh

The Stella Prize chats with Bec Kavanagh, a writer, reviewer and YA expert who devised the Stella Prize Schools Program Resource Kit

November 2014

Stella Schools Interview: Jacinta Halloran

The Stella Prize chats with Jacinta Halloran, author of Dissection and Pilgrimage

November 2014

Stella Schools Interview: Clare Wright

The Stella Prize chats with Clare Wright, Stella Prize-winning author of The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka

October 2014

Stella Schools Interview: Kirsty Murray

The Stella Prize chats with Kirsty Murray, author of books for children and young adults

October 2014

Stella Schools Interview: Fiona Wood

The Stella Prize chats with Fiona Wood, author of Six Impossible Things and Wildlife

October 2014

Stella Schools Interview: Louise Swinn

The Stella Prize chats with Louise Swinn, Chair of the Stella Prize Board and editorial director of Sleepers Publishing

September 2014

Stella Schools Interview: Cate Kennedy

The Stella Prize chats with Cate Kennedy, 2013 Stella Prize-shortlisted author of Like a House on Fire and a speaker with the new Stella Prize Schools Program

September 2014

Stella Schools Interview: Carrie Tiffany

The Stella Prize chats with Carrie Tiffany, Stella Prize-winning author of Mateship with Birds and a speaker with the new Stella Prize Schools Program



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