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Stella Prize Announces Two Debut Novelists

Posted at 8:02AM Thursday 20 Mar 2014

The shortlist for Australia's all-female literary award, the Stella prize, celebrating six female authors for their contribution to literature, including two debut novelists and an increased prize pool.

The shortlisted authors include Hannah Kent for Burial Rites, and Fiona McFarlane for the Night Guest, first novels for both. Kent and McFarlane appear on the list beside Anna Krien (Night Games), Kristina Olsson (Boy, Lost: A Family Memoir), Alexis Wright (The Swan Book) and Clare Wright (The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka).


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