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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 [...]

A Message from Jemma Birrell

August 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dear Festival friends and fellow bibliophiles, I’d like to let you know that I’m leaving Sydney Writers’ Festival at the end of the year to pursue new adventures. [...]

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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