The Williamstown Literary Festival ... is the biggest literary festival in Melbourne's western suburbs. Held at the Williamstown Town Hall over the weekend of Friday 29 April - Sunday 1 May, 2011, the festival includes a series of pre-festival events from Tuesday 26 April. Our popular People's Choice will be at the Pirates Tavern on the evening of Thursday 28 April.
Events include panels, interviews, workshops for children, teenagers and adults, films, readings, storytelling and games. Writers of all genres including poetry, novels, non fiction, blogging, science fiction, romance, drama, television and sports.
Converge on the Willy Lit Fest for a weekend of entertainment, information, controversy and fun. The festival hub provides spaces to relax, food outlets to re-energise and the festival bookshop to browse and buy - plus author signings.
This year I will be hosting the People's Choice Awards with Michael Reynolds. Mike is the regular host of Passionate Tongues a weekly gathering of some of Melbourne's finest poets at the Brunswick Hotel.
Check our the home page on Lit Fest website, find: Perform you work and win! and follow the link to the People's Choice to register.