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Monday musings on Australian literature: Mid-year awards round-up

As is my wont, I have not been posting this year on all the awards that have been announced  – on their longlists, shortlists or even their winners – though I have done some. 561 more words

Australian Literature

Book Review: The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood

The Natural Way of Things…

Book Description:

Two women awaken from a drugged sleep to find themselves imprisoned in an abandoned property in the middle of a desert in a story of two friends, sisterly love and courage – a gripping, starkly imaginative exploration of contemporary misogyny and corporate control, and of what it means to hunt and be hunted. 328 more words

Book Reviews

The Natural Way of Things

This book was already on my radar before it won the Stella Prize. It really got on my radar when I saw the author speak… 425 more words

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Exquisite prose, with rare and subtle insight

Heather Rose, the 2017 Stella Prize winner.
The Stella Prize

Camilla Nelson, University of Notre Dame Australia

Heather Rose has won the 2017 Stella Prize for her novel The Museum of Modern Love, a fictional exploration of the power of art to transform individual lives, written in exquisite prose, with rare and subtle insight. 601 more words


Unflinching, luminous, and moving, the Stella shortlist will get under your skin

Shortlisted Stella authors, clockwise from top left: Cory Taylor, Maxine Beneba Clarke, Catherine de Saint Phalle, Heather Rose, Emily Maguire and Georgia Blain. 1,828 more words

The Stella Prize 2017

In 2013, The Stella Prize, a major literary award that celebrates Australian women’s writing and Australian women writers was established. Named after one of Australia’s most iconic female writers, Stella Maria Sarah “Miles” Franklin, The Stella Prize seeks to: 462 more words