Interviews

The Stella Interview: Maria Tumarkin on Axiomatic

In this special Stella interview, Maria discusses the necessity of acknowledging the work that goes into writing, and shares the recent (and upcoming) works of nonfiction by Australian women writers that continue to inspire her.

Interviews

The Stella Interview: Melissa Lucashenko on Too Much Lip

In this special Stella interview, Melissa discusses the recognition of Aboriginal voices  in Australian literature, and shares the musicians, authors and filmmakers that inspire her work.

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The Stella Interview: Vicki Laveau-Harvie on The Erratics

In this special Stella interview, Vicki Laveau-Harvie discusses her special relationship with the Canadian Rocky Mountains — and hints at what she may be working on next.

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The Stella Interview: Jamie Marina Lau (劉劍冰) on Pink Mountain on Locust Island

In this special Stella interview, Jamie shares her favourite passage from the novel, and shares her thoughts on the future of Australian writing.

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The Stella Interview: Enza Gandolfo on The Bridge

In this special Stella interview Enza Gandolfo shares the passages from The Bridge that speak to the key themes of her shortlisted novel: grief, class, strength and the human capacity to love.

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The Stella Interview: Jenny Ackland on Little Gods

In this special Stella interview Jenny Ackland talks about the loud, strong, forceful and opinionated characters she writes (and identifies with), and shares her thoughts on the present and future of writing by Australian women.

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The Stella Interview: Alexis Wright on Tracker

In this special Stella interview, Alexis Wright shares insights into the importance of Tracker Tilmouth’s legacy and what she’s working on next.

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The Stella Interview: Mirandi Riwoe on The Fish Girl

In this special Stella interview, Mirandi Riwoe shares her favourite contemporary Australian female writers, and the background to – and inspiration for – her novella, The Fish Girl.

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The Stella Interview: Michelle de Kretser on The Life to Come

In this special Stella interview Michelle de Kretser shares her favourite past Australian female writers and what inspired The Life to Come.

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The Stella Interview: Krissy Kneen on An Uncertain Grace

In this special Stella interview Krissy Kneen shares what inspired her writing, the future possibilities of technology for driving empathy and understanding, and the Australian women writers who spur her on.

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The Stella Interview: Shokoofeh Azar on The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree

In this special Stella interview Shokoofeh Azar shares the experiences that informed the novel, the writers that inspire her work and what how writing is a means of resistance. 

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The Stella Interview: Claire G. Coleman on Terra Nullius

In this special Stella interview Claire G. Coleman shares some thoughts about the process of writing and how the novel came to be.