Announcing the 2020 Stella Prize Shortlist
Here are exemplary storytellers new and established working across fiction, investigative journalism, memoir and short story – six powerful books by women that bring to light diverse experiences of illness, family life, friendship, domestic abuse, and ultimately the human condition.
Stella’s judges — publisher, writer and reviewer Louise Swinn (Chair), award-winning journalist Monica Attard, senior editor and journalist Jack Latimore, memoirist and editor Zoya Patel and poet and educator Leni Shilton — have selected the 6 outstanding books for the 2020 Stella Prize shortlist.
The 2020 Stella Prize shortlist is:
- See What You Made Me Do by Jess Hill (Black Inc.)
- Diving Into Glass by Caro Llewellyn (Penguin Random House)
- There Was Still Love by Favel Parrett (Hachette Australia)
- Here Until August by Josephine Rowe (Black Inc.)
- The Yield by Tara June Winch (Penguin Random House)
- The Weekend by Charlotte Wood (Allen & Unwin)