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2017 Stella Sparks campaign to celebrate nonfiction

The Stella Prize’s 2017 fundraising and awareness campaign Stella Sparks will focus on women’s nonfiction writing.

Readers will be encouraged to share their ‘nonfiction Stella Spark’ on social media using the hashtag ‘StellaSpark’, with high-profile writers, journalists, media personalities and artists to share their favourite nonfiction works in support of the campaign.

Donations to the Stella Prize will also be sought, with donors recognised on the Stella Prize website and eligible to receive a writer’s diary and a book of nonfiction writing by Australian women.

An event celebrating the campaign will be held in Sydney on 7 February, with guests including 2016 Stella Prize winner Charlotte Wood, 2016 shortlistee Fiona Wright, playwright and star of Black Comedy Nakkiah Lui and performance artist and poet Candy Royalle. Judges Delia Falconer and Benjamin Law will also announce the 2017 Stella Prize longlist at the event.

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