Some things are worth getting up early for, especially when coffee and great conversation are guaranteed. Catch up on the news with The Sydney Morning Herald at the Festival’s first session of the day. Join SMH editors and journalists, and special guest Ruth Quibell, to hear what’s making headlines, and the stories we need to follow.  

Supported by The Sydney Morning Herald.

Ruth Quibell (Australian)

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Ruth Quibell is a sociologist and writer. Her first book, The Promise of Things was published in 2016. She was described as the 'best new talent' in The Saturday Paper's Books of 2016. She has also written for Island, Womankind, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, and the ABC.