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VU proud to join in 2015 Willy Lit Fest

VU staff and students are strongly represented at the 2015 Williamstown Literary Festival as judges, workshop presenters, panellists, volunteers and writing contestants.

This is the ninth year VU has been a major sponsor of the festival, a showcase of Australia’s best authors, poets, comedians, editors and actors in workshops and panel discussions.

Established in 2003, the festival is now the biggest literary event in Melbourne’s west. It will be held on Saturday 13 June and Sunday 14 June at the Williamstown Town Hall and Library.

VU College of Arts Dean Professor Bronwyn Cran said the Williamstown Literary Festival is an important cultural event for Melbourne and a good fit with many VU activities.

Several VU writing teachers contribute to panel discussions and provide writing workshops for festival-goers, while VU public relations and professional writing students help short-list entrants for the Ada Cambridge biographical writing award.

 

VU contributors to panel discussions include:

 

For more information visit www.willylitfest.org.au

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