Interview: Cate Kennedy – 2022 Stella Prize Judge

Get to know award-winning writer and 2022 Stella Prize Judge, Cate Kennedy.


Interview: Sisonke Msimang – 2022 Stella Prize Judge

An interview with author, curator and 2022 Stella Prize Judge, Sisonke Msimang.


Interview: Oliver Reeson – 2022 Stella Prize Judge

Meet essayist, screenwriter, and 2022 Stella Prize Judge, Oliver Reeson.


Interview: Declan Fry – 2022 Stella Prize Judge

An interview with writer, poet, essayist, and 2022 Stella Prize Judge, Declan Fry.


Now and Then: Ten Years of Stella

Catch up on our online event with Readings celebrating 10 years of Stella.


A Q&A with Melinda Harvey and Julieanne Lamond of the Stella Count

The Stella Count is an annual statistical analysis of gender bias in the field of book reviewing in Australia. In this Q&A, we asked the Count’s principal researchers Melinda Harvey and Julieanne Lamond to share some insights from behind-the-scenes.


Carol Schwartz in conversation with Aviva Tuffield and Heather Rose

Hear Stella Founder and Patron, Carol Schwartz, in conversation with Stella co-founder and publisher Aviva Tuffield and Stella Prize winning author Heather Rose about women’s voices in Australian literature.


Q&A with Stella’s Executive Director, Jaclyn Booton

Get to know Stella’s Executive Director, Jaclyn Booton.


Stella’s Story

Dreams of the Stella Prize emerged in early 2011 out of a panel that was held at Readings, an independent Melbourne bookstore, on International Women’s Day.


Watch the 2021 Stella Prize Award Night broadcast

Watch (or re-watch!) an hour of storytelling and ideas to mark the announcement of the 2021 Stella Prize. Hosted by stage and screen icon Noni Hazlehurst.


Evie Wyld’s 2021 Stella Prize acceptance speech

Listen to, or read the full transcript of Evie Wyld’s acceptance speech upon winning the 2021 Stella Prize.


Announcing the winner of the 2021 Stella Prize

Stella is delighted to announce Evie Wyld’s novel, The Bass Rock, as the 2021 Stella Prize winner.