Explore the 2024 Program


New sessions added!

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Natalie Haynes: Divine Might

Introducing the goddesses of Greek myths as you’ve never seen them before

With her witty, insightful tone and the rigour of a deeply passionate classicist, Natalie joins Daniel Hahn in conversation to blow the lid off Mount Olympus.

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The Austen Formula

Classic rom-coms with a fresh twist

In this additional session, YA authors Kate and Angourie Rice, Sophie Gonzales and Gabrielle Tozer talk about Austen’s lasting influences on the genre and the fun involved in reimagining rom-coms for contemporary readers.

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Student Sessions

22 May 2024

Student Sessions is a full-day program of engaging and lively discussions linked directly to the Stage 6 NSW English syllabus. This is a unique opportunity to hear directly from the authors of prescribed texts and to learn writing skills from some of the world’s most esteemed writers.

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Primary School Days

22–29 May 2024

Join us for an engaging and educational journey into the world of literature. Sydney Writers’ Festival Primary School Days program is designed to inspire the next generation of readers and storytellers.

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Secondary School Days

20–23 May 2024

Learn from some of the world's most exciting literary talents. Authors will share insights into the writing process, invite students to consider new perspectives, and encourage them in their own creative pursuits. 

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