Sydney Writers Festival – Live Stream @Busselton Library

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Sydney Writers’ Festival: Live & Local Program

Join Us for a Celebration of Ideas, Imagination, and Community

The Sydney Writers’ Festival is Australia’s preeminent gathering of writers, thinkers, and storytellers, showcasing the very best of local and international talent in a feast of ideas and literary brilliance. As part of our commitment to bringing literature and thought-provoking discussions to every corner of our vast country, we’re thrilled to announce this year’s Live & Local program. This initiative streams live Festival sessions directly to libraries and community centres across regional Australia, ensuring that distance is no barrier to engaging with the world of books and ideas.

Event Highlights Thursday, 23rd of May 8am – 5pm

Julia Baird: Bright Shining
Time: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
🍳 Special Note: BYO Breakfast! Start your morning right with an engaging discussion. Bring your own breakfast and enjoy a warm cuppa with us as we dive into the bright and shining world of Julia Baird’s latest works and insights.

Viet Thanh Nguyen: A Man of Two Faces
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Delve into the complex narratives and intriguing dualities with Viet Thanh Nguyen, a voice that captivates and challenges in equal measure.

Suzie Miller: Prima Facie
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Join Suzie Miller as she discusses “Prima Facie”, a compelling exploration of justice, empathy, and the quest for truth in a flawed legal system.

Julian Borger: I Seek a Kind Person
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Engage with Julian Borger as he shares the heartrending stories and the search for humanity within the global landscape of conflict and compassion.

Fantastical Worlds
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Escape into the boundless realms of imagination with our panel of authors. Explore the creation, beauty, and complexity of fantastical worlds that challenge our perception of reality.

Be Part of It

This is a unique opportunity to connect with the vibrant literary community and immerse yourself in the ideas shaping our world. Whether you’re a lifelong reader, an aspiring writer, or simply curious, the Sydney Writers’ Festival Live & Local program promises enriching experiences for all.

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