Lighthouse Literary Fest

Illuminating books and ideas at beautiful
Aireys Inlet on Victoria’s Surf Coast


Lighthouse Literary Fest presents

The Sunday Literary Lunch
series for 2018

7 October
Judith Brett and Clare Wright
in conversation with Michael Cathcart

Join us for an intimate literary lunch and hear these stimulating Australian writers speak about their new books.
Gourmet lunch and a signed copy of one author’s book included in the ticket price of $95.
Other books by our authors, as well as wine and drinks, will be available for purchase.

Little Feast, upstairs function room
85 Great Ocean Rd Aireys Inlet

Tickets available at Great Escape Books, ph: 5289 7052 or e:

Judith Brett

Judith Brett

One of Australia’s leading political thinkers, award-winning author Judith Brett has published The Enigmatic Mr Deakin (2017), Australian Liberals and the Moral Middle Class (2003) and Robert Menzies’ Forgotten People (1993). She is an emeritus professor of politics at La Trobe University, has written three Quarterly Essays and regularly contributes to the Monthly.



 The Enigmatic Mr Deakin 2017

The Enigmatic Mr Deakin, 2017

Clare Wright

Clare Wright

Clare Wright’s best-selling Beyond the Ladies Lounge: Australia’s Female Publicans, was followed by The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka, which won the 2014 Stella Prize. Her latest book is You Daughters of Freedom: The Australians Who Won the Vote and Inspired the World. Clare writes for The Age, Crikey, The Conversation, Overland, Women’s Agenda, Meanjin and leading scholarly journals.


You Daughters of Freedom 2018

You Daughters of Freedom , 2018

Michael Cathcart


Michael Cathcart

Historian, author and ABC presenter of documentaries and programs such as Books and Arts and The Hub on Stage.


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