Emily Bitto


Emily Bitto has a Masters in Literary Studies and a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Melbourne, where she is also a sessional teacher and supervisor in the creative writing program. The manuscript of her debut novel, The Strays, was shortlisted for the 2013 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript.



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Presenting The Stella Prize Longlist
Monday, February 16th, 2015
The 2015 Stella Prize Longlist will be announced on Thursday 12th February. Just a few days later, a selection of the longlisted authors will join the Digital Writers’ Festival to read from their remarkable books.
Now in its third year, the Stella Prize continues to support and celebrate Australian women’s writing in all its forms, both fiction and nonfiction. The event will feature authors Maxine Beneba ClarkeEmily BittoChristine KenneallySofie LagunaJoan LondonAlice PungInga SimpsonEllen van Neerven and Biff Ward.
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