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On diversity, intersectionality and the future

Ambelin Kwaymullina is the author of The Tribe series and a Stella Schools Ambassador. In this guest blog post she discusses gender and diversity in literature.

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Princess Politics

YA author and Stella Prize Schools Program ambassador Lili Wilkinson discusses teen chick lit and sexism, and highlights how this genre may be more that it appears.

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The 2014 Stella Count: Some thoughts on genre, size and creating change

The 2014 Stella Count reveals new information about the ways author and reviewer gender, book genre and review size affect book reviews in Australian publications.

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If Maxine Ruled the Wild Things

Stella Prize Schools Program Coordinator Bec Kavanagh looks at how the gender of the picture book characters we grow up with can shape the future we imagine for ourselves.

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Why we need diverse books in Australian schools

Stella Prize Schools Coordinator Bec Kavanagh discusses the need for diverse books in an Australian context, and offers some suggested reading recommendations.

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A Prize of One’s Own – Sophie Cunningham in Kill Your Darlings

Sophie Cunningham details the ongoing need for feminism in contemporary Australia during her keynote at Melbourne Writers’ Festival, and within her essay on the same subject.