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What we’re reading pt. 20

February 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Down the Hume by Peter Polites How can it feel like we’ve been waiting so long for something so ahead of its time? There’s been a buzz about Peter Polites, [...]

What we’re reading pt. 19

February 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

In the Darkroom by Susan Faludi I read Susan Faludi’s searing memoir In the Darkroom over the summer break, and it was one of those books that sparked the evangelist in [...]

Summer Reading List For Kids & YA

January 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Clare Sawyer, Head of Children’s and YA Programs, compiles her picks of the best summer reads for little kids, big kids and teens — from Richard Roxburgh’s [...]

Children’s Festival of Moving Stories 2016

January 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

The 2016 Children’s Festival of Moving Stories marked some important firsts for the Sydney Writers’ Festival team. It was the first year Russ the Story Bus toured [...]

What we’re reading pt. 18

January 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter Blackly humorous, heartrending and delightfully compact, this is one of the most astonishing books I’ve ever read. Following [...]

Summer Reading List

December 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Summer Reading List  We’ve compiled a list of the best reads to take along to the beach or to enjoy after work with an Aperol Spritz in hand. The North Water by Ian [...]

Our new Artistic Director

November 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

We are thrilled to announce that Michaela McGuire has been appointed the new Artistic Director of Sydney Writers’ Festival. Michaela will take over the curation of the [...]
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