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A note from Stella’s new Executive Director

A note from Stella’s new Executive Director, Michelle Scott Tucker.

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Stella announces new Executive Director

The Stella Prize is delighted to announce the appointment of our new Executive Director, Michelle Scott Tucker.

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2018 Stella Prize Award Night: Chair of Judges Fiona Stager announces the winner

Read the full speech given by Chair of Judges Fiona Stager at the 2018 Stella Prize Award Night.

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Alexis Wright’s 2018 Stella Prize acceptance speech

Read the full transcript of Alexis Wright’s beautiful acceptance speech upon winning the 2018 Stella Prize.

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Stella Executive Director to step down – May 2018

The Stella Prize is sad to announce that Executive Director Aviva Tuffield will be moving on from Stella after the 2018 cycle is completed, in May this year.

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Dr Susan Carland’s 2017 Stella Prize Award Night speech

“She rights the wrong by refusing to acquiesce to that wilful ignoring. That ignoring that says women’s voices aren’t representative, aren’t as creative, are too niche, too mumsy, too female.”

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2017 Stella Prize Award Night: Chair of Judges Brenda Walker announces the winner

Read the full speech given by Chair of Judges Brenda Walker at 2017 Stella Prize Award Night, announcing the winner.

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Heather Rose’s Stella Prize acceptance speech

Read the full transcript of Heather Rose’s acceptance speech upon winning the 2017 Stella Prize.

Events

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.

Events

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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Give the Gift of Stella

This Christmas, align the idea of giving with that of active cultural change.