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The Stella Prize

2019 Shortlist Announced!

The Stella Prize is a major literary award celebrating Australian womens’ writing and championing diversity and cultural change. The prize is named after one of Australia’s iconic female authors, Stella Maria Sarah ‘Miles’ Franklin, and was awarded for the first time in 2013. Both non-fiction and fiction books by Australian women are eligible for entry.

The 2019 Stella Prize winner will be awarded on Tuesday 9 April.

Find out more about The Stella Prize and the nominated titles at https://thestellaprize.com.au/prize/2019-prize/, or see below for copies available in our collections to borrow!

The Stella Prize
2019 Shortlist

The Bridge
by Enza Gandolfo
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Pink Mountain on Locust Island
by Jamie Marina Lau
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The Erratics
by Vicki Laveau-Harvie
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Too Much Lip
by Melissa Lucashenko
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Axiomatic
by Maria Tumarkin
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The Stella Prize
2019 Longlist

In case you missed them earlier, below are all titles from the longlist that were nominated for the 2019 Stella Prize.

Man Out of Time
by Stephanie Bishop
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The Bridge
by Enza Gandolfo
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The Death of Noah Glass
by Gail Jones
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Pink Mountain on Locust Island
by Jamie Marina Lau
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The Erratics
by Vicki Laveau-Harvie
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Too Much Lip
by Melissa Lucashenko
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Axiomatic
by Maria Tumarkin
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The World Was Whole
by Fiona Wright
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Previous Award Winners

2018

Tracker
by Alexis Wright
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2017

The Museum of Modern Love
by Heather Rose
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2016

The Natural Way of Things
by Charlotte Wood
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2015

The Strays
by Emily Bitto
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