Tags » Charlotte Wood

5 things I learned about writing, publishing and Seinfeld

Unless you’ve been living under an Uluru-sized rock, or you live outside this land girt by sea, you may have missed that Charlotte Wood did indeed win the Stella Prize, as I predicted… 683 more words

Adult Fiction

Reasons to write (by Charlotte Wood)

I came across an article in Friday’s The Australian in which author Charlotte Wood shared the contents of an email she sent to a couple of close friends when she was writing her novel,  344 more words

Wood's decision to keep all her prize money reflects the values of the Stella

Camilla Nelson, University of Notre Dame Australia

Charlotte Wood has won the fourth annual Stella Prize for The Natural Way of Things, a dark and dangerous book shot through with a kind of feminist rage that – after decades of anti-feminist backlash – is long overdue. 743 more words


Stella Prize 2016 Winner Announced

Just a short post for those of you who read my Stella Prize longlist and shortlist posts and haven’t heard the news – which would primarily be you readers from lands other than mine! 493 more words

Australian Literature

Charlotte Wood wins the 2016 Stella Prize

Congratulations to Charlotte Wood, whose book The Natural Way of Things has been named winner of the 2016 Stella Prize.

The $50,000 prize is for Australian women writers and only books, both fiction and non-fiction, published between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2015 were eligible. 42 more words

2016 Stella Prize

Misogyny, naturally

Charlotte Wood has taken the concept of misogyny and has constructed a literal monument out of it. She has breathed life into it and given it a beating heart and working lungs.



Misogyny, naturally

Lately, I’ve been wondering what happened to the word chauvinism.  You don’t hear it so much anymore.  It’s not like the act of being chauvinistic has disappeared, instead we seem more confident in calling it out for what it is – misogyny. 463 more words

Adult Fiction