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Domestic abuse investigation by journalist Jess Hill wins Stella Prize for writing by Australian women

Journalist Jess Hill has won the $50,000 Stella Prize for writing by Australian women for See What You Made Me Do (Black Inc), her study of domestic abuse in Australia.

Louise Swinn, chair of the Stella Prize judging panel, said Hill’s book “meticulously dismantle[s] all of the lazy old lies we associate with domestic abuse” by means of “forensic investigation and highlighting personal stories”.

  • Kate Evans
  • ABC News

It is the first journalistic work to win in the prize’s eight-year history, but the third non-fiction winner in…

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