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The 2015 Stella Prize Winner at the Clunes Booktown Festival

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Following the announcement of the 2015 Stella Prize, the Wheeler Centre will present a special event at the Clunes Booktown Festival.

Helen Trinca was the winner of the 2014 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction for her book Madeleine: A Life of Madeleine St John, in which she explores the troubled life of the first Australian woman to be shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

Helen will speak with 2015 Stella Prize winner Emily Bitto (The Strays) about books, writing, prizes — and life after the awards ceremony is over.

Presented by the Wheeler Centre at Clunes Booktown Festival.

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Helen Trinca

Helen Trinca is the author of Madeleine: A Life of Madeleine St John, which explored the troubled life of the first Australian woman to be shortlisted for the Booker Prize. It won the 2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction. She has co-written two previous books: Waterfront: ... Read more

Emily Bitto

Emily Bitto is a Melbourne-based writer of fiction, poetry and non-fiction. She has a Masters in Literary Studies and a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Melbourne. Her debut novel, The Strays, was the winner of the 2015 Stella Prize. Emily’s fiction, poetry and non-fiction has a... Read more

Location

The Warehouse

Fraser Street Clunes Victoria 3370

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