Cate Blanchett appears live via video to present the prestigious Book of the Year Award at the 2021 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA), in association with Sydney Writers' Festival.

The star-studded event is once again hosted by the renowned Casey Bennetto and features many of Australia’s most popular established and emerging authors. Charlotte Wood, Michael Robotham, Courtney Act and Australia’s Minister for Communications and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher join us live in the theatre, supported by virtual appearances from Trent Dalton, Malcolm Turnbull, Nat’s What I Reckon, Matt Okine, Turia Pitt and a very special performance from Ash Grunwald.

For the first time, limited tickets are available for the general public to attend this event for $55 (not including catering).