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10/5/18: Northcote High School Talkfest 2018 ‘Writing Violence’

Join 2014 Stella Prize-winner Clare Wright for Northcote High School’s Talkfest with Helen Garner, Andy Griffiths, Sofie Laguna and Jock Serong.  

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22/5/18: A Stella Evening @ Eltham Library

Join Alexis Wright, Claire G. Coleman and Shokoofeh Azar at Eltham Library to celebrate their powerful books and the 2018 Stella Prize.

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23/4/18: Shokoofeh Azar @ Readings Hawthorn

Join us at Readings Hawthorn to hear from Shokoofeh Azar, author of The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree, shortlisted for the 2018 Stella Prize.

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28/4/18: Alexis Wright @ Montsalvat

Join us at Montsalvat for Alexis Wright in conversation with Morag Fraser about the collective memoir, Tracker.

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8/2/18: Stella Sparks Party and 2018 Stella Prize Longlist Announcement

Join us at the Melba Spiegeltent for a gala event celebrating Australian women writers, as we announce the 2018 Stella Prize longlist!

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27/8/17: The Art of Life @ MWF [BOOKED OUT]

Why is art important to everyday life? At this Melbourne Writers Festival event, Elizabeth Kostova (The Shadow Land) and winner of the 2017 Stella Prize Heather Rose (The Museum of Modern Love) discuss the significance of art in their novels, as well as how the Balkan region informs their work.

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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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6/7/17: Heather Rose in conversation with Benjamin Law [BOOKED OUT]

2017 Stella Prize winner Heather Rose will discuss art, writing and creativity with Stella Prize judge Benjamin Law at this special Hobart event.

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29/8/17: Take Three Girls

YA superstars Cath Crowley, Simmone Howell and Fiona Wood explore the magic of female friendships in their new collaboration, Take Three Girls.

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15 & 16/9/2017: The Rose Scott Women Writers’ Festival

The Rose Scott Women Writers’ Festival showcases the rich diversity of genres in which contemporary Australian women writers explore issues of personal, social and political concern.

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27/05/2017: Stella Sparks: Women Writers on Influence and Inspiration

Writers from different generations and communities share their experiences as both givers and recipients of the support, advice and wisdom shaping their craft and creativity.

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27/05/2017: Defying Expectations @ SWF

It’s hard to believe that award-winning authors J.C. Burke, Amie Kaufman and Mariko Tamaki still have to battle stereotypes in their books and their careers. Join these authors as they look at the future of women in YA literature.