Features

Mothers In YA

In her latest Stella Schools Blog guest post, writer and reviewer Danielle Binks asks us to take another look at the role of mothers in YA.

Schools

Trixie Belden and the Tiger Parents: Rebecca Lim reimagines Trixie Belden

To give an idea of how ‘exotic’ some of her childhood reading seemed, Stella Schools Ambassador Rebecca Lim re-imagines her favourite childhood heroine, Trixie Belden, as a Chinese migrant kid with traditional ‘tiger’ parents.

Schools

Stories For Everyone: A round-up of diverse YA recommendations from Rebecca Lim and Leanne Hall

In this recap of our recent Melbourne Writers Festival schools event, Stories for Everyone, Stella Schools Ambassadors Leanne Hall and Rebecca Lim share their favourite diverse YA book recommendations.

Schools

Women’s Bodies in Speculative Fiction

For her fourth Stella Schools Blog guest post, writer and reviewer Danielle Binks speaks with YA authors about the representation of women characters in fantasy YA, and how they approach the issue in their own work.

Interviews

Randa Abdel-Fattah discusses When Michael Met Mina

Stella Schools Ambassador Randa Abdel-Fattah discusses her new YA novel, When Michael Met Mina.

Features

What advice would you give your 16-year-old self?

In the lead-up to Girls Write Up, we asked some of our speakers to look back on their teenage years and share a piece of advice that they wish they could give to their 16-year-old selves.

Events

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.

Interviews

Stella Schools Interview: Steph Bowe

The Stella Prize chats to Schools Ambassador Steph Bowe, author of YA novels Girl Saves Boy and All This Could End.

Interviews

Stella Schools Interview: Zoya Patel

The Stella Prize chats with Schools Ambassador Zoya Patel, the founder/editor of online feminist journal Feminartsy, and the former Editor-In-Chief of Lip Magazine.

Features

Sex in YA

In her latest Stella Schools Blog guest post, writer and reviewer Danielle Binks discusses sex and taboos in YA. How far have we come since the release of Judy Blume’s Forever in 1975?

Schools

ACT Secondary Schools Writing Prize

The ACT Secondary Schools Writing Prize-winning story, ‘7 letters, starts with F’ was published on the Noted website and the Canberra Times, and we’re thrilled to publish it, with permission, here.

Schools

The Victorian Government partners with the Stella Schools Program

Today is International Women’s Day, and we have some very exciting news!