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29/6/17: Art and Fiction – Heather Rose and Emily Bitto in Conversation [BOOKED OUT]

At this free event in Melbourne, join Stella Prize winners Heather Rose and Emily Bitto for a conversation about art, fiction and the role of creativity in everyday life.

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5/5/16: Northcote High School’s Literary TalkFest

Northcote High School’s Literary TalkFest is back! Come and join award-winning author and NHS parent, Clare Wright, talk with 2015 Stella Prize winner, Emily Bitto; Steven Carroll and Christos Tsiolkas on the theme of Writing Men.

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9/2/16: Stella Sparks Launch Party + 2016 Longlist Announcement

The Stella Sparks campaign will officially launch on Tuesday 9 February at the Stella Sparks Launch Party in Melbourne!

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Day 2: The Strays by Emily Bitto

On the second day of Christmas my bookish baby sent to me…
The Strays by Emily Bitto!

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Stella’s 12 Days of Christmas

Stella is counting down to Christmas with your perfect gift guide: the 12 eclectic books from the 2015 Stella Prize Longlist reveal the wealth of talent and skill across a broad spectrum of authors, genres and styles in Australian women’s writing.

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18/7/15: Stella @ New Voices Festival

As part of Eltham Bookshop’s 10th Annual New Voices Festival, 2015 Stella Prize winner Emily Bitto and Stella shortlisted author Sofie Laguna will be in conversation with Veronica Sullivan.

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30/7/15: Emily Bitto in conversation with Melanie Joosten

The Stella Prize and CAE Book Groups present Emily Bitto in conversation with Melanie Joosten at Kew Library.

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23/8/15: Stella at Melbourne Writers Festival: WTF is Women’s Fiction?

What do people mean when they talk about ‘women’s fiction’? What are the stereotypes, and are they true? Is it an inherently dismissive term, or should we embrace it?

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29/8/15: Stella at Melbourne Writers Festival: Historic Truths

There are many ways to tell stories about historical people and events. But what’s most effective: telling true stories or conveying genuine truths through fiction?

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Watch the Stella Prize video

The new Stella video features Clare Wright, Emily Bitto, Maxine Beneba Clarke, Sofie Laguna, and Aviva Tuffield.

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The 2015 Stella Prize Award Night: Speeches and pictures

Read speeches from the 2015 Stella Prize Award night, including Chloe Hooper’s keynote and Chair of Judges Kerryn Goldsworthy’s winner announcement.

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3/5/15: 2015 Stella Prize Winner Emily Bitto at Clunes Booktown Festival

Following the announcement of the 2015 Stella Prize, the Wheeler Centre will present a special event at the Clunes Booktown Festival.