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WordFest 2018

WordFest is the annual literature festival of the Monash Libraries. The festival brings readers and writers together for a series of author talks, writing workshops and two competitions: the Monash Short Story Competition and SnapStory.

WordFest offers high calibre speakers and has built a strong reputation for rewarding, inspiring and memorable events. The Sir John Monash Lecture is a feature event.

Stay tuned for another exciting program in June/July 2018.

Short Story Writing Competition

 2017 Short Story Competition Results


2017 SnapStory Competition Results.

Congratulations to all the winners.


2017 Sir John Monash Lecture with George Megalogenis

2017 Sir Jon Monash Lecture Podcast now available: 77.86 MB MP3 file

Held on Thursday 27 July, 6.30pm

Monash Gallery of Art, 860 Ferntree Gully Road, Wheelers Hill 

George Megalogenis is one of Australia’s leading journalists and authors. He spoke on the rapidly changing story of Australia’s cultural, political and economic landscape. George is best known for his articles in The Australian, his work on ABC ‘Insiders’ and documentary series Making Australia Great. His books, Balancing Act, The Australian Moment and Australia’s Second Chance, cement him as Australia’s foremost political commentator.

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Last updated: 21 February 2018