DAYLESFORD | Words in Winter Festival

16-18 August 2019

Welcome to Words in Winter 2019

Words in Winter is an annual literary and arts festival held in August each year in the Hepburn Shire and surrounding districts. Words in Winter is a celebration of words, stories and ideas in all their forms shared by locals and visiting presenters through readings, poetry, theatre, music, talks, workshops, visiting authors, and exhibitions.
You can find out more about the festival here

Cover image by Josh Bowes @drystonejackson

2018 Festival Highlights

2018 Competition Winners

Poetry Prize Winner

Venie Holmgren Environmental Poetry Award Winner:

Shari Kocher – Ode to Earth

Typwriters in Cafes

Drusilla Dickenson-Bray

With and entertaining story about pillow forts…

Short Story Winner

Suzanne McKinley

With her story But You Always Have the Carbonara.

Story Slam Winner

Winner of the inaugural Mosquito Story Slam:

Rania Awad

“We live by stories. It’s the principle by which we organize our experience and thus derive our sense of who we are. ”

Tobias Wolf

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Words in Winter is an annual literary and arts festival held in August each year in the Hepburn Shire and surrounding districts.