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Stella Prize 2016 Longlist

The announcement of the Stella Prize Longlist is a red-letter day for the Australian Women Writers Challenge … and also for me of course. So, today, I share the list with you. 307 more words

Australian Literature

Top Review: The Women's Pages

The Stella Prize longlist has just been announced! Standing alongside some excellent novels by the top women authors of Australia are some gr favourites, like Charlotte Wood’s… 360 more words

Stella Prize Longlist 2016

It was standing room only in the Spiegeltent tonight, at the launch of the Stella Sparks campaign and the announcement of the 2016 Stella Prize longlist. 560 more words


Stella Sparks - putting your money where your mouth is

I just donated $100 to the Stella Prize and it feels g-o-o-o-d.  And if as if that wasn’t enough, the nice people at the Stella have thrown in some sweeteners.  318 more words


The Other Side Of The World, by Stephanie Bishop

This is exactly the kind of book I find distasteful. And exactly the kind of book that is likely to make the next Stella Prize shortlist. 219 more words


Emily Bitto, The strays (Review)

Let me start by saying I really enjoyed reading Emily Bitto’s The strays. It was scheduled for my reading group the day after my return from Tasmania, and I suddenly found myself in the last day of my Tasmanian holiday without having started the book. 1,196 more words

Australian Literature

Stella Count Redux - more of the same, I'm afraid

The sterling people behind the Stella Prize* have updated their 2014 analysis of Australian book reviews.  This time they examined The Saturday Paper and Sydney Review of Books… 530 more words