Rose Damon, winner of The Ada Cambridge Biographical Prose Prize 2016, for her short story, ‘The Line’, shares her experience on winning with us. “I just want to offer my heartfelt thanks for a wonderful experience on the weekend, for the beautiful anthology, and for the prize of $1000 awarded for my short story, ‘The Line’. […]

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Happy 450th Birthday to Shakespeare! Do you know the fifty everyday words and phrases we use that were penned by Shakespeare? Although language is constantly changing, many phrases have endured. Here is a note on waiting with a little help from William Shakespeare: Waiting for Willy Lit fest 2016 As we wait ‘with bated breath’ for […]

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The Williamstown Literary Festival committee extend our congratulations to much loved local author and artist, Leigh Hobbs, on his appointment as the Australian Children’s Laureate. Leigh Hobbs, best-selling author of more than 20 books, including the iconic Old Tom, Mr Chicken Goes to Paris and Horrible Harriet has been announced as the Australian Children’s Laureate […]

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