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Ellen Koshland


Ellen Koshland is a Founding Donor of the Stella Prize and has been an active supporter of literature and education in Australia since her arrival from the USA in 1973.

She established the Education Foundation in 1989 to garner support for public education, which later joined with the Foundation for Young Australians, where she remains a Director. She was a judge of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards in 2006 and 2007, and is currently the Director of The Poets Voice.

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