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.
Listen to and read an extract from Evie Wyld's Stella Prize-listed novel, The Bass Rock
Listen to and read an extract from Jessie Tu's Stella Prize-listed novel, A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing
Listen to and read an extract from Elizabeth Tan's Stella Prize-listed short story collection, Smart Ovens for Lonely People
Listen to and read an extract from Nardi Simpson's Stella Prize-listed novel, Song of the Crocodile
Listen to and read an extract from Ellena Savage's Stella Prize-listed collection, Blueberries
Listen to and read an extract from Mirandi Riwoe's Stella Prize-listed novel, Stone Sky Gold Mountain
Listen to and read an extract from Intan Paramaditha's Stella Prize-listed novel, The Wandering
Listen to and read an extract from S.L. Lim's Stella Prize-listed novel, Revenge: Murder in Three Parts
Listen to and read an extract from Cath Moore's Stella Prize-listed novel for young adults, Metal Fish, Falling Snow
Listen to and read an extract from Louise Milligan's Stella Prize-listed book, Witness
Listen to and read an extract from Laura Jean McKay's Stella Prize-listed novel, The Animals in That Country
Listen to and read an extract from Rebecca Giggs' Stella Prize-listed book, Fathoms: the world in the whale
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.