Below is the longlist for the 2014 Stella List for Australian women authors which has just been announced. It’s great to see two of my favourite books of 2013, Burial Rites by Hannah Kent and The Night Guest by Fiona McFarlane are included. Also great news for my colleague Helen Trinca whose book Madeleine is also on the list. Congratulations all around. The list is testament to the amazing quality and variety of Australian literature at the moment.
The 2014 Stella Prize longlist is:
You can read the full judges’ report and much, much more on the Stella Prize’s new website.