Jill Stark


Country: Australia/Scotland

Jill Stark is an award-winning journalist and author of the memoirs Happy Never After and High Sobriety, which was shortlisted in the Kibble Literary Awards and longlisted in the Walkley Book of the Year Awards. She spent ten years as a senior writer and columnist at The Age in Melbourne and now works as a freelance writer, journalism lecturer and media consultant.

Jill Stark adalah seorang jurnalis pemenang penghargaan dan penulis memoar Happy Never After dan High Sobriety, yang telah terpilih dalam Kibble Literary Awards dan masuk daftar panjang Walkley Book of the Year Awards. Ia menghabiskan sepuluh tahun sebagai penulis senior dan kolumnis The Age di Melbourne dan sekarang ia bekerja sebagai penulis lepas, pengajar jurnalisme, dan konsultan media.

Appearing in

Main Program: In Praise of Slow

Faster! Better! More! Productivity and personal achievement are dominant cultural values in 2018, but do we have to buy in? Our panel asks you to put down your phone, put …


Main Program: Jagadhita

Like many Festivals past, this year’s theme is drawn from a Balinese Hindu philosophy. ‘Jagadhita’ is the individual pursuit of universal harmony and prosperity as one of life’s primary goals. …


Festival Club: Happy Never After

Jill Stark was living the dream: a coveted job, dating a sports star, and her first book a bestseller. She’d found her fairytale ending. Then it all fell apart. In …