Beware! Memoirist at Work

August 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

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Local librarian Allison Hadfield tells about the challenges in writing a family history. Her book is a biography of her father’s life in Hot Rodding. She will discuss her experience of writing and publishing a memoir about a close family member while avoiding the dangers of falling into sentimentality and the worry of giving offence.


Allison Hadfield is a Librarian with over 10 years experience in Local, Academic and Medical Libraries as well as a research assistant and program director. She has had articles and images published in Library, Sporting and Art Journals and has also created and contributed to self published Zines. This is her first long form work. She lives in country Victoria on a 10 acre bush block, has two daughters and is president of Dragon City Roller Derby league.

Price: $5 donation

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are only releasing 50% of tickets now.

If those restrictions are lifted, we will release the remaining tickets 2 weeks before the festival.

So please don’t wait! If you want to attend, please book early. Thank you!



Radius Art Space in Hepburn Springs
76 Main Rd. Hepburn Springs,
Vic 3461 Australia


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