Homegrown Hobsons Bay Authors

Hobsons Bay is a community with a deep and proud literary history, and vibrant and diverse culture of writing. 

Homegrown Hobsons Bay is an innovative program to celebrate and to grow the potential and reach of writers from Hobsons Bay. Homegrown writers are featured in this database, and their titles are clearly identified within our libraries with the Homegrown branding.

Homegrown Hobsons Bay is also about supporting up-and-coming writers. We are pleased to offer use of our library facilities for your next book launch and can assist you in the planning and promotion of your event. 

To become a Hobsons Bay Homegrown Author please submit an application by emailing collections@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au with your biography (no more than 200 words), your connection to Hobsons Bay (no more than 200 words) and a high resolution image of yourself and any covers of your publications. Please allow 5 to 7 business day for your submission to be reviewed, after which a Collections Librarian will be in touch with further information.