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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 [...]

What we’re reading pt.16

July 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

A Brief History Of Seven Killings by Marlon James Before heading to the Caribbean earlier this year, I checked in with my Sydney Writers’ Festival neighbours for [...]

That’s a wrap!

May 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

One of the most pleasurable experiences of Sydney Writers’ Festival is to spend a whole day down at Walsh Bay – going to a few talks, but also meeting friends for [...]

A Festival roundup from Little Book Owl

May 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

It would have been hard to miss Catriona Feeney, AKA Little Book Owl, over the past few weeks. As our YA Ambassador, Catriona wrote blogs, gave interviews and created some [...]

A great moderator maketh a great panel

May 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Jonathan Franzen is one of those authors that arouse strong feelings – so it wasn’t a surprise to find that after his Town Hall event last night, half the people I spoke [...]

Eighty is the new thirty

May 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

It was a sold out Gala last night at Sydney Town Hall when writers including Kate Tempest, Marlon James and Herman Koch met to discuss the ‘book that saved me’. [...]
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