2019 Stella Prize Longlist


The longlist for the 2019 Stella Prize has been announced and Allen & Unwin is proud to represent three of the twelve titles!

  • Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee
  • Bluebottle by Belinda Castles
  • Little Gods by Jenny Ackland

The shortlist will be announced 8th of March.

The rest of the longlist and more information can be found here.

Eggshell Skull

by Bri Lee

'Scorching, self-scouring: a young woman finds her steel and learns to wield it' - Helen Garner

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by Belinda Castles

With sea-salt authenticity, Belinda Castles sets the Bright family in the sprawling paradise of Bilgola Beach. But darkness is found both in the iconic setting as well as in the disturbing behaviour of one of the family.

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Little Gods

by Jenny Ackland

A rare, original and stunning novel about a remarkable girl who learns the hard way that the truth doesn't always set you free - with echoes of Jasper Jones, Seven Little Australians and Cloudstreet.

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