ALS Gold Medal 2015 shortlist announced

ALS Gold Medal 2015 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2015 Australian Literature Society (ALS) Gold Medal has been announced and four of the five titles are by women writers. The shortlist was chosen from a longlist of 10; seven of those were written by women. The shortlisted titles are: The Golden...Read More
The Stella Prize Ceremony

The Stella Prize Ceremony

After Paula’s comprehensive announcement of the Stella Award winner for 2015 — it was Emily Bitto for The Strays, if you missed it — I thought I’d do a quick post about the awards ceremony itself. This year the ceremony was held in the Spiegeltent,...Read More
Stella Prize 2015: Winner announced

Stella Prize 2015: Winner announced

Congratulations to the winner of the 2015 Stella Prize which was awarded tonight in Melbourne to author Emily Bitto for The Strays (Affirm Press). It’s a first for the Stella with a debut work taking out the $50,000 prize. Set in bohemian Melbourne in the 1930s,...Read More