The long list for the 2017 Stella Prize was announced on February 9.
If you are looking for some excellent books by Australian women authors look no further than this list.

The Longlist is

Victoria: The Queen by Julia Baird
Between a Wolf and a Dog by Georgia Blain
The Hate Race by Maxine Beneba Clarke
Poum and Alexandre by Catherine de Saint Phalle
Offshore: Behind the Wire on Manus and Nauru by Madeline Gleeson
Avalanche by Julia Leigh
An Isolated Incident by Emily Maguire
The High Places by Fiona McFarlane
Wasted: A Story of Alcohol, Grief and a Death in Brisbane by Elspeth Muir
The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose
Dying: A Memoir by Cory Taylor
The Media and the Massacre by Sonya Voumard

The 2017 Stella Prize shortlist will be announced on 8 March with the winner announced on 18 April.

For more details, head to The Stella Prize website: