Like A House On Fire by Cate Kennedy

Like A House On Fire by Cate Kennedy, long listed for Stella Prize

Includes The Stella Prize Update:

Are you a lover of literary fiction? Or nonfiction, history, memoir and biography? Would you like to encourage more reviews that make you want to race out and buy or borrow a book?

Scribe Publications is offering AWW readers a chance to win books by selected AWW authors – including two authors who have been long listed for the inaugural Stella Prize – in a special giveaway. To win, nominate your favourite review from the Australian Women Writers 2012 Challenge in the Literary and Classics, History, Memoir and Biography or Nonfiction categories.

Two entrants who nominate winning reviews, as well as the top three reviewers, will be invited to select a book by the following Scribe authors.


Sufficient Grace by Amy Espeseth

Sufficient Grace by Amy Espeseth, long listed for Stella Prize



How to enter: Fill out the Google form below to nominate your favourite review(s) – you can enter more than once. Eligible reviews can be found on the Literary and Classics , History, Memoir and Biography, and Nonfiction pages on the AWW Review Listing site. State why you think the review nominated deserves to win.

Winners will be chosen on the basis of merit by author Annabel Smith in consultation, if necessary, with members of the AWW team.


  • This book giveaway is available to both Australian and international residents.
  • You don’t need to be signed up for the AWW 2013 challenge to enter. (Though you might like to!)
  • If more than one reader nominates a winning review, the winner will be decided on the basis of his/her nomination.
  • If you reviewed for the AWW challenge in 2012, you can nominate your own review.
  • You can nominate more than one review. (Just fill out the form again.)
  • Entries close on February 28, 2013.
  • Winning entries will be announced as soon as they become available, hopefully by March 8, International Women’s Day.
  • Winning entrants will be notified by email. Winning reviewers will be contacted via their blog (or GoodReads page, if applicable). If any winner does not respond within 5 days, another winner will be selected. Once all winners have been notified and responded, the results will be posted on the AWW blog.
  • Contact details for each winner will be forwarded to Scribe to arrange delivery of the prize.

NB: This competition is now closed. Winners announced here.