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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Stella Prize winner Clare Wright in conversation with John Purcell

Booktopia’s John Purcell sat down with 2014 Stella Prize winner Clare Wright to talk about her new book and of course her big win. The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka by Clare Wright Winner of the 2014 Stella Prize The Eureka Stockade. The story is one of Australia’s foundation legends, but until now it has been told as though only half the participants were there. What if the hot-tempered, fr... Read more

by | May 1, 2014

John Purcell Sensationally Bunny-Eared by Stella Prize Winner Clare Wright

Clare Wright visited Booktopia today fresh from her Stella Prize win last night at a ceremony in Sydney. She posed alongside Booktopia Book Guru John Purcell with copies of her incredible new book The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka. It looks as though last night’s festivities had no effect on the acclaimed writer and historian, as she threw in one of history’s finest photo pranks on her... Read more

by | April 30, 2014

Clare Wright wins the 2014 Stella Prize for The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka  

Melbourne writer, historian and broadcaster Clare Wright has won the second annual Stella Prize for her groundbreaking work The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka. The book was previously named as one of Booktopia’s Books of the Year for 2013. Kerryn Goldsworthy, chair of the 2014 Stella Prize judging panel: The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka sheds a bright new light on a dark old Australian story. I... Read more

by | April 29, 2014

The 2014 Stella Prize Longlist announced

The longlist for the 2014 Stella Prize has just been announced, containing a great mix of exciting new talents and familiar faces. Named after one of Australia’s most important female authors, Stella Maria Miles Franklin, The Stella Prize celebrates Australian women’s contribution to literature and was awarded for the first time last year to Carrie Tiffany for Mateship with Birds. The prize is ... Read more

by | February 13, 2014