From the longlist of twelve books announced last month a shortlist of six has been decided upon by the judges of the Stella Prize for Australian Women’s Writing.
The 2013 Stella Prize shortlist is:
The Burial by Courtney Collins
Questions of Travel by Michelle de Kretser
The Sunlit Zone by Lisa Jacobson
Like a House on Fire by Cate Kennedy
Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan
Mateship with Birds by Carrie Tiffany
You can read more about each book on the Stella Prize website here.
The winner will be announced on Tuesday 16 April.