SYDNEY WRITERS FESTIVAL LIVE AND LOCAL

Date: Fri 26 – Sun 28 May, 2017

Hours: Fri 1:30pm to 4:00pm, Sat 3:00pm to 5:30pm, Sun 1:30pm to 4:00pm.

Venue: Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (Saltbush Kitchen/Bar open)

Cost: $5.00, teens go free (13 – 19) (PG)

One of Australia’s best-loved forums for literature, ideas and storytelling, Sydney Writers’ Festival will stream its headline events from Roslyn Packer Theatre in Walsh Bay direct to MADE on 26–28 May. Prepare to be stimulated and engaged by conversations, debates and discussions, as the Festival brings the world’s finest authors to MADE in real time via digital live-streaming project, Live & Local.

Friday 26 May

James Shapiro, and Susan Faludi

Leading Shakespeare expert James Shapiro discusses the year 1606; and Susan Faludi examines the meaning of identity.

Saturday 27 May

Hisham Matar, Annabel Crabb and Leigh Sales

Writer Hisham Matar discussing his memoir The Return, and some bookish banter from Annabel Crabb and Leigh Sales.

Sunday 28 May

Saroo Brierley and Clementine Ford

Author Saroo Brierley discusses his incredible story A Long Way Home, and Fight Like a Girl author Clementine Ford exposes just how unequal the modern world is for women.

Sydney Writers Festival: Live and Local
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