Winning Short Story: HILDA’S LAMENT by Lionel Walfish

Performed by Val Cole

Get to know the winning writer:

What is your short story about?

Construction issues that take place in all major cities in North America.

What genres does this story fall under?


Who would you LOVE to work with?

If she were alive, Patricia Highsmith

You’d answer every single question if “this” Jeopardy category came up?

The theatre!

Where would you like to travel to that you haven’t travelled to yet?

The Gaspé

What are your passions in life?

Theatre, acting and good food.

Who was your mentor growing up?

Sarah Auerbach Walfish (mother). Before the age of ten, I was exposed to all of the arts.

What would you love to accomplish in life that you haven’t accomplished yet?

Have a complete book of my works published by a known publisher. (Not self-publishing.) I’ve had stories published in both American and Canadian books.


Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo

Editor: John Johnson

Casting: Sean Ballantyne

By writingfest

Monthly Festival showcasing the best of new novels from around the world. Novel transcripts get performed by professional actors. OR, we also turn novels into movies and seen by 1000s online and at various film festivals.

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