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Announcing the 2023 Stella Prize Longlist

Stella is thrilled to announce the 12 exceptional books longlisted for the 2023 Stella Prize.


Join us for the 2023 Stella Prize Longlist Announcement

Be the first to hear from Stella’s panel of esteemed judges as they announce the books longlisted for the 2023 Stella Prize.


An interview with Kinchem Hegedus – Life at Springfield

We spoke with Stella residency partner, Kinchem Hegedus, about her love of books and literature, and the importance of providing dedicated space for women writers.


Ask a Librarian: ‘Undiscovered’ classics

Librarians select their favourite ‘undiscovered’ books by Australian women and non-binary writers.


Ask a Librarian: Reader trends across the country

From Aussie crime fiction to YA graphic novels, librarians share the trends and appetites they’re seeing in readers across the country.


Ask a Librarian: Why Australian libraries matter

Librarians reflect on the social, personal, and political importance of libraries to Australian society.


Ask a Librarian: Stella Prize discoveries

Australian librarians share book or author they’ve discovered through the Stella Prize.


Teaching Indigenous literature: Ellen van Neerven and Mykaela Saunders’ top tips

Reflections from Stella’s research partnership with Melbourne Graduate School of Education


Stella Summer Reading

Stella Prize-listed authors, staff and founders tell us what they’ve got on their TBR pile for the summer.


Why I support Stella: Chips Mackinolty

An interview with long-standing regular donor to Stella, Chips Mackinolty


Why we support Stella: Catherine Walter AM, Helen Macpherson Smith Trust

An interview with Catherine Walter AM, Chair of Helen Macpherson Smith Trust


Why I support Stella: Alexandra Grimwade

An interview with English teacher and Stella supporter, Alexandra Grimwade.