News & Events

April 2020

Announcing the Winner of the 2020 Stella Prize

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.

April 2020

Jess Hill’s 2020 Stella Prize acceptance speech

Dip a toe-in to the 2020 Stella Prize Broadcast; read a transcript of Jess Hill's acceptance speech here.

April 2020

2020 Stella Prize Broadcast: Chair of Judges Lou Swinn announces the 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.

April 2020

Update: 2020 Stella Prize Announcement Broadcast

Tune in as Stella takes the 2020 Prize Night online in a broadcast hosted by Patricia Karvelas, feat. special guests!

March 2020

Booksellers’ delivery services!

Stella encourages booklovers to support their local bookstore in this uncertain time

March 2020

The Stella Interview: Charlotte Wood on The Weekend

Charlotte Wood on The Weekend, shortlisted for the 2020 Stella Prize.

March 2020

The Stella Interview: Tara June Winch on The Yield

Tara June Winch on The Yield, shortlisted for the 2020 Stella Prize.

March 2020

The Stella Interview: Josephine Rowe on Here Until August

Josephine Rowe on Here Until August: Stories, shortlisted for the 2020 Stella Prize.

March 2020

The Stella Interview: Favel Parrett on There Was Still Love

Favel Parrett on There Was Still Love, shortlisted for the 2020 Stella Prize.

March 2020

The Stella Interview: Caro Llewellyn on Diving Into Glass

Caro Llewellyn on Diving Into Glass, shortlisted for the 2020 Stella Prize.

March 2020

The Stella Interview: Jess Hill on See What You Made Me Do

Jess Hill on See What You Made Me Do, shortlisted by the 2020 Stella Prize.

March 2020

Announcing the 2020 Stella Prize Shortlist

Here are exemplary storytellers new and established working across fiction, investigative journalism, memoir and short story – six powerful books...

February 2020

Announcing the 2020 Stella Prize longlist

The 2020 Stella Prize saw over 150 powerful entries. Stella’s judges — publisher, writer and reviewer Louise Swinn (Chair), award-winning...

January 2020

Announcing Write Up Melbourne 2020

To be held at Melbourne Museum on Wednesday 25 March, Write Up Melbourne will feature presentations, panels and hands-on workshops by a range of inspiring writers.

January 2020

Stella Prize Longlist Party

Tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Stella Prize Longlist Party! Join us on Thursday 6 February at 6...

December 2019

Save the Date: 2020 Stella Prize Longlist Party

Mark your calendars! The 2020 Stella Prize Longlist Party will be held at the beautiful Melba Spiegeltent in Melbourne on...

August 2019

Interview with Stella Schools Manager Lenny Robinson

"I really do believe that it is through literature that our vision is enlarged and our circle of empathy is expanded."

April 2019

2019 Stella Prize Award Night: Chair of Judges Louise Swinn announces the winner

"The winning book elegantly tramples all over the Stella requirements: it is excellent, engaging and original in spades."

April 2019

Vicki Laveau-Harvie’s 2019 Stella Prize acceptance speech

"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."

March 2019

The Stella Interview: Maria Tumarkin on Axiomatic

Maria Tumarkin is shortlisted for the 2019 Stella Prize for Axiomatic. In this special Stella interview, Maria discusses the necessity of...

March 2019

The Stella Interview: Melissa Lucashenko on Too Much Lip

Melissa Lucashenko is shortlisted for the 2019 Stella Prize for her novel Too Much Lip. In this special Stella interview, Melissa...

March 2019

The Stella Interview: Vicki Laveau-Harvie on The Erratics

Vicki Laveau-Harvie is shortlisted for the 2019 Stella Prize for her memoir The Erratics. In this special Stella interview, Vicki discusses...

March 2019

The Stella Interview: Jamie Marina Lau (劉劍冰) on Pink Mountain on Locust Island

Jamie Marina Lau (劉劍冰) is shortlisted for the 2019 Stella Prize for her novel Pink Mountain on Locust Island. In...

March 2019

The Stella Interview: Enza Gandolfo on The Bridge

Enza Gandolfo is shortlisted for the 2019 Stella Prize for her novel The Bridge. In this special Stella interview, Enza...

March 2019

The Stella Interview: Jenny Ackland on Little Gods

Jenny Ackland is shortlisted for the 2019 Stella Prize for her novel Little Gods. In this special Stella interview, Jenny...

December 2018

Stella Stocking Stuffer from Mirandi Riwoe

As we get closer to the end of the year, Mirandi Riwoe is here with some Stella Stocking Stuffer ideas...

December 2018

Stella Stocking Stuffer from Michelle Law

Today our Stella Stocking Stuffer is thanks to Michelle Law. If you need more gift-giving inspiration, this is sure to...

December 2018

2019 Stella Prize Longlist Party

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.

December 2018

Stella Stocking Stuffer from Louise Swinn

Our first Stella Stocking Stuffer is from Louise Swinn, Chair of Judges in the 2019 Stella Prize and co-founder of Stella....

November 2018

Celebrating 2018!

It’s been a big year here at Stella. This year, we’ve worked with over 600 teens in four states across Australia through Girls Write Up in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Wodonga.



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