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,...
Stella Prize 2015 shortlist announced #Stella2015

Stella Prize 2015 shortlist announced #Stella2015

The shortlist for the 2015 Stella Prize has been announced. The six shortlisted titles are: Foreign Soil (Maxine Beneba Clarke, Hachette) The Strays (Emily Bitto, Affirm Press) The Invisible History of the Human Race (Christine Kenneally, Black Inc.) The Eye of the...
Stella Prize longlist announced

Stella Prize longlist announced

The Stella Prize longlist has been announced. Below is a list of the longlisted books, along with links to reviews submitted for the AWW Challenge. How well did we do? Foreign Soil by Maxine Beneba Clarke, reviewed by Sean Bookonaut,  Lou Heinrich, Jason...
Thank you for 2014! What’s new for 2015?

Thank you for 2014! What’s new for 2015?

In 2014, the Australian Women Writers challenge attracted 1578 reviews of books by Australian women (and there may be more to come). That’s a fantastic achievement and I want to thank you all – readers, bloggers, writers and the AWW team volunteers. As you...