“Intimate, intense and intriguing.” The Light on the Water – Downstairs Studio Sunday 3.30pm – Session Mini Review It’s a tough session. The one competing with the crowded People’s Choice and the ever popular Footpath Library. But anyone who forewent those events to attend The Light on the Water made the choice of the weekend. […]

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The Fighter: A True Story. Arnold Zable in conversation with Donna Ward – Session Mini Review What a pleasure to hear Arnold Zable introducing his most recent book, a biography of Henry Nissen, former champion boxer, current dockworker and champion of the poor and dispossessed of the Melbourne streets. The sympathy and generosity of spirit […]

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A little girl disappears in the wilderness. Two years later her mother is arrested for her murder. A provocative and unflinching literary novel of love, guilt and grief set against the wilderness of the Australian coast. “She says this, but she knows no words can hold this daughter’s attention. In fact, Aida isn’t listening. She’s […]

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Olga Lorenzo is a guest author at this year’s Willy Lit Fest with her latest novel, The Light on the Water  and will be discussing it with Lucia Nardo, a long time friend of the Willy Lit Fest. Described by her publisher Allen and Unwin as ‘a superbly written and conceived literary work about the best […]

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