The Stella Prize

at 706/37 Swanston Street, Melbourne, 3000

The Stella Prize is a major literary award celebrating Australian women’s writing and championing diversity and cultural change.


The Stella Prize
706/37 Swanston Street
Melbourne , VIC 3000
Australia
Contact Phone
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Website
www.thestellaprize.com.au

Description

The Stella Prize seeks to: • recognise and celebrate Australian women writers’ contribution to literature • bring more readers to books by women and thus increase their sales • provide role models for schoolgirls and emerging female writers • reward one writer with a $50,000 prize – money that buys a writer some measure of financial independence and thus time, that most undervalued yet necessary commodity for women, to focus on their writing The Stella Prize is named after one of Australia’s iconic female authors, Stella Maria Sarah ‘Miles’ Franklin, and was awarded for the first time in 2013. Both nonfiction and fiction books by Australian women are eligible for entry.

General Info

The Stella Prize Board: Caroline Ryan, Alicia Darvall, Lauren Gore, Liz Chappell, Sophie Cunningham, Caroline Ryan, Kristi Mansfield, Paula McLean, Seri Renkin and Louise Swinn.

Company Rating

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