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29/3/17: Five Years of the Stella Prize @ Avid Reader

Join us for a celebration of Australian women’s writing and the fifth year of the Stella Prize, with long and shortlisted Stella Prize authors and judges, past and present.

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19/4/17: Brilliant Careers: Five Years of the Stella Prize

Following the announcement of the Stella Prize, Sophie Cunningham will speak with chair of the 2017 judging panel Brenda Walker, this year’s winner, and other shortlisted authors.

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23/2/17: Provocations: No One Way To Be Asian In Australia

What is the danger in presenting a single story of a culture or group of people? How can we push back against cultural stereotypes and generalisations of what it means to grow up Asian in Australia?

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25/2/17: Body Language @ Perth Writers Festival

At this special schools event, writers Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa, Alison Whittaker and Holly Throsby will each present a piece of new writing that empowers women’s bodies.

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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!

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19/11/2016: Australian Women Writers Edit-A-Thon

To address the underrepresentation of women on Wikipedia, the Stella Prize and Hot Chicks with Big Brains are hosting an Australian Women Writers Edit-A-Thon.

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1/11/2016: My Brilliant Bookclub @ DWF

In partnership with the Digital Writers’ Festival, the Stella Prize presents My Brilliant Bookclub, a chance to look more closely at Stella Miles Franklin’s debut novel My Brilliant Career.

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25/09/16: Newtown Review of Books Stella Reviewing Masterclass

Newtown Review of Books is partnering with the Stella Prize to present a Reviewing Masterclass on 25 September 2016. If you’re an aspiring or emerging reviewer or blogger, this is a chance to develop and strengthen your skills.

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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.

mudgee readers' festival
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13/8/16: The Stella Session @ Mudgee Readers’ Festival

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29/8/16: Stories for Everyone @ MWF Schools Program

Join Stella Schools Ambassadors Leanne Hall, Rebecca Lim and Stella Schools Program Coordinator, Bec Kavanagh, as they discuss identity and representation, and why diversity is important in the stories we read.

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19/5/16: Women writing place @ Tarneit Public Library

Join Stella Schools Ambassadors Simmone Howell and Ellie Marney, and Stella Schools Program Coordinator, Bec Kavanagh, as they discuss writing place, through the lens of being a female writer.