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 Toowoomba 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 Toowoomba in real time via digital live-streaming project, Live & Local.
The Empire Theatre will be streaming every session in the Festival, beginning from Friday 26 May at 10am to Sunday 28 May 7pm.
As well as hearing new ideas from great thinkers, audiences have the opportunity to participate in Q&A sessions at each event, sending questions direct to the Sydney stage.
Be part of Live & Local, streamed live by Sydney Writers’ Festival and delivered locally by Toowoomba.
For a full copy of the program, click here.
Friday, May 26th
11:30 – 12:30pm AEST – Deng Adut: Songs of a War Boy.
1:30 – 2:30pm AEST – James Shapiro: The Year of Lear
3:00 – 4:00pm AEST – Susan Faludi: In the Darkroom
6:00 – 7:00pm AEST – Elaine Welteroth: On Editing Teen Vogue.
7:30 – 8:30pm AEST – I Love Dick – Chris Kraus talks to Krissy Kneen.
Saturday, May 27th:
1:30 – 2:30pm AEST – Henry Marsh: Admissions – A Life in Brain Surgery
3:00 – 4:00pm AEST – Hisham Matar: The Return.
4:30 – 5:30pm AEST – Annabel Crabb and Leigh Sales: Our Reading Year
6:30 – 7:30pm AEST – Viral and Verse: Hera Lindsay Bird and Rupi Kaur
Sunday, May 28th:
10:00 – 11:00am AEST – Lauren Child’s Quirky Characters!
11:30 – 12:30pm AEST – Andy Griffiths – Are you ready to roll?
3:00 – 4:00pm AEST – Clementine Ford: Fight Like A Girl
6:00 – 7:00pm AEST – 2017 Closing Address – Susan Faludi