The $50,000 Stella Prize will be presented for the best work of literature – fiction or nonfiction – published in 2017 by an Australian woman.
We are pleased to reveal the 2018 Stella Prize judging panel: Julie Koh, Fiona Stager (chair), Louise Swinn, James Ley and Ellen van Neerven.
Four incredible women writers share stories about the power of insight, inspiration and resilience. Featuring Nakkiah Lui, Fiona Wright, Charlotte Wood and Candy Royalle, and hosted by Julia Zemiro.
The 2016 Stella Count surveys print, online and broadcast book reviews. The latest data includes author and reviewer gender, review size and genre, and a new cover-to-cover byline count.
Talking Back! publishes creative responses by students who attend Girls Write Up events, and allows teens to engage with each other’s work, as well as share their work with the wider community.
‘I am living proof that a women-only prize can be career changing … Yes, a prize for women’s writing wouldn’t be necessary in an ideal world, but that isn’t the world we live in.’ – Kate Grenville