Tag: The Stella Prize

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.


The Stella Interview: Fiona Wright

Fiona Wright is the author of 2016 Stella Prize shortlisted book, Small Acts of Disappearance: Essays on Hunger. We spoke to Fiona about writing fellowships, her favourite cafés and the people who inspire and influence her.


5/5/16: Northcote High School’s Literary TalkFest

Northcote High School’s Literary TalkFest is back! Come and join award-winning author and NHS parent, Clare Wright, talk with 2015 Stella Prize winner, Emily Bitto; Steven Carroll and Christos Tsiolkas on the theme of Writing Men.


The Stella Interview: Charlotte Wood

Charlotte Wood is the the author of 2016 Stella Prize shortlisted book, The Natural Way of Things. We chatted to Charlotte about the writing process and the real life inspiration behind her book.


21/6/16: Stella @ EWF – Let’s Talk About Literary Awards

A panel of literary prize managers, including Stella co-founder and executive director, Aviva Tuffield, discusses literary awards: why are they important, how do you win one, what happens next, what do the judges really think, and are there too many?


Five Years On

The Stella Prize grew out of an International Women’s Day panel held on 8 March 2011 at Readings bookstore in Carlton in partnership with Kill Your Darlings. Five years on and the Stella Prize is soon to announce its fourth shortlist.


The 2016 Stella Prize Shortlist Book Club

The Stella Shortlist Book Club is back for 2016! Beginning Monday March 14, you’re invited to join us on Twitter every Monday night, 8.00 – 9.00pm AEDT to discuss one of the books on the 2016 Stella Prize shortlist.




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