The Stella Prize is presented for the best work of fiction or nonfiction by an Australian women published in the previous calendar year. The prize is named after Miles Franklin, whose first name was Stella, and was inspired by the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.
Luke Davies is the author of Candy, The God of Speed, Isabelle the Navigator and several highly acclaimed collections of poetry.
Adapted from Craig Silvey's bestselling novel and featuring a stellar cast including Toni Collette, Hugo Weaving, Levi Miller, Angourie Rice, Dan Wyllie and Aaron McGrath, JASPER JONES is the story of Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14 living in a small town in Western Australia.
Longlists for the 2017 Indie Book Awards have been revealed and we are absolutely thrilled to be represented in every category!