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The Stella Prize 2018 shortlist continues to shake up the Australian literary landscape

In 2011 at an International Women’s Day event in Melbourne, the panel of female authors, publishers and literary journalists noted that over the entirety of its 55-year run, only 10 women had been awarded the Miles Franklin, widely considered to be Australia’s most prestigious…

  • Patrick Carey
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It seemed especially ironic given that Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin, who wrote under her last two names as means of obscuring her gender, is generally thought of as Australia’s first great…

Trak 3cRather than accept the status quo, the panellists and other like-minded industry members dreamt up an…

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