Why is art important to everyday life? At this Melbourne Writers Festival event, Elizabeth Kostova (The Shadow Land) and winner of the 2017 Stella Prize Heather Rose (The Museum of Modern Love) discuss the significance of art in their novels, as well as how the Balkan region informs their work.
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YA superstars Cath Crowley, Simmone Howell and Fiona Wood explore the magic of female friendships in their new collaboration, Take Three Girls.
Join Stella Schools Ambassadors Leanne Hall, Rebecca Lim and Stella Schools Program Coordinator, Bec Kavanagh, as they discuss identity and representation, and why diversity is important in the stories we read.
The Stella Reviewing Masterclass gives emerging reviewers the essential toolkit, covering tone, content, angles, editing, pitching and ethical issues.
Myke Bartlett, Danielle Binks and Sally Rippin explore how books can open up the world, rather than close it off along gender lines, in conversation with Bec Kavanagh.
What do people mean when they talk about ‘women’s fiction’? What are the stereotypes, and are they true? Is it an inherently dismissive term, or should we embrace it?
Think you know the Eureka Stockade story? Think again. With new research and historical perspectives, Clare Wright reveals how women were crucial to this pivotal moment in Australian democracy.
There are many ways to tell stories about historical people and events. But what’s most effective: telling true stories or conveying genuine truths through fiction?
A schools event for Years 7–8 with Kirsty Murray, Myke Bartlett and Bec Kavanagh.
The Stella Prize is thrilled to be holding three events at this year’s Melbourne Writers Festival.