At 10am Michael Cathcart, presenter of ABC RN’s Books and Arts, hosts a live broadcast event from the Pier 2/3, featuring conversations with top Festival guests. At 11am Richard Fidler, presenter of ABC Radio’s Conversations, draws you into a fascinating real life story, also broadcast live in a special event for Sydney Writers’ Festival. Be in the audience for these entertaining national broadcasts.

Richard Fidler (Australian)

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Richard Fidler is the author of Ghost Empire, and the co-author of Saga Land with Kári Gíslason, which tells the story of their journey into the sagas of Iceland: the true stories of the first Viking families who settled there in the Middle Ages. Richard is the presenter of Conversations with Richard Fidler on ABC Radio. The program attracts a large listening audience around the nation, and is the most popular podcast in Australia.