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)

Richard Fidler

Richard Fidler is the author of Ghost Empire and the co-author of Saga Land, a journey into the sagas of Iceland, which was awarded the 2018 Indie Book Award for non-fiction. Richard is best known as a presenter of ABC Radio's Conversations. The program attracts a large listening audience around the nation and is the most popular podcast in Australia. His new book, The Golden Maze, is a biography of Prague, inspired by his experience of the city’s 1989 Velvet Revolution.