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GUEST BLOG: Caroline Baum on judging the Stella Prize

Judging a literary prize is the one thing that no algorithm, no matter how sophisticated, can do. It is an intensely human and subjective endeavour. Now that the winner of this year’s Stella prize has been announced, I can say with complete honesty that this was the hardest prize I have ever judged: partly because of the sheer volume of books that we five judges had to read, in a relatively tig... Read more

by | April 23, 2015

The 2015 Stella Prize Shortlist announced!

The shortlist for the 2015 Stella Prize has just been announced, and what an exciting list of Australian authors it is! Named after one of Australia’s most important female authors, Stella Maria Miles Franklin, The Stella Prize celebrates Australian women’s contribution to literature, awarded last year to Clare Wright for The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka. Don’t miss the chance to grab a cop... Read more

by | March 12, 2015

The 2015 Stella Prize Longlist announced!

The longlist for the 2015 Stella Prize has just been announced, and what an exciting list of Australian authors! Named after one of Australia’s most important female authors, Stella Maria Miles Franklin, The Stella Prize celebrates Australian women’s contribution to literature, awarded last year to Clare Wright for The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka. Don’t miss the chance to grab a copy of th... Read more

by | February 12, 2015