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Willy Lit Fest

Event Date: 17 June 2017
Author / Presenters: John Harms, Yvette Wroby, Kerrie Soraghan

Fans live footy. They fall into its clutches and are happy to be tossed about in a state of battered uncertainty. It’s all about hope and joy and other important stuff. No wonder footy is such an attractive topic for writers and thinkers!

We all know the place of football in the life of this community, this city, this nation. Whether you’re in the grip of footy or not, you can’t help but see the impact it has on people. It consumes them. Us! Reasonable, intelligent, capable people. Three footy fans, intrigued by the depth of their own feeling, have spent a lot of time thinking about what footy means to them – and writing of their own experience.

Join Yvette Wroby, Kerrie Soraghan and John Harms at the Williamstown Literary Festival as they try to make sense of their passion for football.

Kerrie Soraghan is the bard of the Western Bulldogs Football Club and author of The Mighty West. Yvette Wroby is a psychotherapist, artist and cartoonist, and now writer, who recently published her first book Siren’s Call. Kerrie and Yvette will be joined by John Harms who wrote about being a footy fan in Loose Men Everywhere which is now one of the three books which make up the omnibus Play On.

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