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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We Love Workshops

Workshops on the craft of writing and storytelling have always been a feature of the Willy Lit Fest program and sell out early as spaces are limited to provide for interaction and instruction. This year is no exception – we have seven fantastic workshops and one has already sold out, but you can still get tickets to these: True Tales, Told […]

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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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Do you live, work or study in Melbourne’s vibrant western suburbs? If you live in one of the 58 postcodes listed below you are eligible to enter one of the four Ada Cambridge writing competitions: Brimbank: 3020, 3021, 3022, 3023, 3033, 3036, 3037, 3038 Hobsons Bay: 3015, 3016, 3018, 3025, 3028 Hume: 3036, 3043, 3045, […]

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