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Stella Stocking Stuffer from Mirandi Riwoe

As we get closer to the end of the year, Mirandi Riwoe is here with some Stella Stocking Stuffer ideas for those last-minute gifts!


7/2/17: Stella Sparks Party and 2017 Stella Prize Longlist Announcement

Join us in Sydney for a gala event celebrating Australian women writers, as we announce the 2017 Stella Prize longlist!


27/8/16: Winning Women @ MWF

Baileys Prize Winner Eimear McBride (A Girl is a Half-formed Thing) and 2016 Stella Prize winner Charlotte Wood (The Natural Way of Things) will join Stella’s Executive Director Aviva Tuffield this year at the Melbourne Writers Festival in a conversation about literary prizes and the women who win them.


The Natural Way of Things giveaway from Dendy Direct

Win a copy of Charlotte Wood‘s 2016 Stella Prize-winning novel, The Natural Way of Things, and more.

mudgee readers' festival

13/8/16: The Stella Session @ Mudgee Readers’ Festival


Clare Wright shares the story behind the Stella tradition of All That Swagger

At the 2016 Stella Prize Award Night at The Sydney Opera House, Charlotte Wood was the first to participate in a new Stella tradition.


Charlotte Wood’s Stella Prize acceptance speech

Read the full transcript of Charlotte Wood’s acceptance speech upon winning the 2016 Stella Prize.


Announcing the winner of the 2016 Stella Prize: Charlotte Wood for The Natural Way of Things

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2016 Stella Prize is Charlotte Wood for her novel The Natural Way of Things.


The Stella Interview: Charlotte Wood

In this special Stella interview Charlotte Wood reflects on her writing process and the real life inspiration behind her book.


9/6/16: Eye on the Stella Prize: Celebrating Australian women writers @ QVWC

Join the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre for a celebration of Australian women’s writing and the Stella Prize. Featuring 2016 Stella Prize winner Charlotte Wood, 2016 shortlistee Peggy Frew and 2016 longlistee Alice Robinson in conversation with writer and columnist Amy Gray.


Announcing the 2016 Stella Prize shortlist

The Stella Prize is delighted to announce the six extraordinary books on the 2016 Stella Prize shortlist.


Stella Prize Longlist Book of the Day, Book 11: Charlotte Wood’s The Natural Way of Things

In The Natural Way of Things ten women are imprisoned on an isolated property, forced into hard labour in scorching heat while wearing rough uniforms and vision-impairing bonnets.

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