The Stella Interviews

March 2016

The Stella Interview: Peggy Frew

Peggy Frew's novel Hope Farm is shortlisted for the 2016 Stella Prize. We asked Peggy a few questions about endings, inspiration and the writing process.

Tegan Bennett Daylight
March 2016

The Stella Interview: Tegan Bennett Daylight

The Stella Prize chats with Tegan Bennett Daylight, author of Six Bedrooms

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.

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.

April 2015

The Stella Interview: Ellen van Neerven

The Stella Prize chats with Ellen van Neerven, author of Heat and Light

April 2015

The Stella Interview: Joan London

The Stella Prize chats with Joan London, author of The Golden Age

April 2015

The Stella Interview: Sofie Laguna

The Stella Prize chats with Sofie Laguna, author of The Eye of the Sheep

March 2015

The Stella Interview: Christine Kenneally

The Stella Prize chats with Christine Kenneally, author of The Invisible History of the Human Race

March 2015

The Stella Interview: Emily Bitto

The Stella Prize chats with Emily Bitto, author of The Strays

March 2015

The Stella Interview: Maxine Beneba Clarke

The Stella Prize chats with Maxine Beneba Clarke, author of Foreign Soil

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

April 2014

The Stella Interview: Clare Wright

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

April 2014

The Stella Interview: Alexis Wright

The Stella Prize chats with Alexis Wright, author of The Swan Book

April 2014

The Stella Interview: Kristina Olsson

The Stella Prize chats with Kristina Olsson, author of Boy, Lost

April 2014

The Stella Interview: Fiona McFarlane

The Stella Prize chats with Fiona McFarlane, author of The Night Guest

April 2014

The Stella Interview: Anna Krien

The Stella Prize chats with Anna Krien, author of Night Games