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Williamstown Literary Festival

BY Alison Standish | 14-May-2015
The biggest and boldest literary festival in the West - there are over 70 authors and 50 events.
The Willy Lit Fest takes place in the stunning surrounds of the Williamstown Town Hall and Williamstown Library. The theme of this year's festival is “Swimming in Words” and the program is jam packed with more than 70 authors and 50 events covering poetry, politics, crime, wartime memoirs, family life and comedy. Events include lively panel discussions, in-depth interviews, inspiring author talks and creative workshops. Festival guests include Stephen Carroll, Helen Garner, Hannie Rayson, Barrie Cassidy, David Day, Tim Watts MP, Anson Cameron, Alice Garner, Joshua Funder, Leigh Hobbs, Andy Griffiths, John Marsden, Sally Rippin, Alice Pung, David Astle, Anne Buist, Matt Blackwood, and Graeme Simsion. For a full listing of events visit willylitfest.org.au. Early bird tickets are on sale until Sunday 24 May 2015. Follow us on facebook or twitter and sign up to our enews to be kept up to date on all our announcements and special offers.