a new prize for Science Poetry – for over 18 years – explores scientific understandings and achievements. Science includes the natural and physical sciences, the applied sciences, the newly emerging and interdisciplinary fields and mathematics.
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“Mateship with Birds, is a triumph of noticing and, having noticed, of carefully, meticulously assembling the things that have been noticed into a novel”
The Stella Prize is a major new literary award celebrating Australian women’s writing. It is named after one of Australia’s iconic female authors, Stella Maria ‘Miles’ Franklin, and celebrates women’s contribution to Australian literature. The Stella Prize rewards one writer with a significant monetary prize of $50,000.
awarded by the South Australian Museum Foundation Incorporated
the subject for “The Waterhouse” is natural science, which for the purpose of the competition deals with our natural world and the sciences associated with it. For example; biology, geology, astronomy, chemistry and physics. It also includes natural history.
Fiction – Foal’s Bread by Gillian Mears Poetry – Intesrferon Psalm by Luke Davies Non-fiction – An Eye for Eternity: The Life of Manning Clark by Mark McKenna Prize for Australian History – The Biggest Estateon Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia by Bill Gammage Young adult fiction – When We Were Two by Robert Newton Children’s fiction – Goodnight, Mice! By Frances Watts, illustrated by Judy Watson
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