Sydney Writer’s festival Live and Local – Friday 20th and Saturday 21st May 2016

sydney_writers_festival_logoIn conjunction with the New England Writers Centre one of Australia’s best-loved forums fr literature, ideas and storytelling, Sydney Writer’s Festival will stream its headline events from Roslyn Packer Theatre in Walsh Bay direct to the Armidale Library on 20th and 21st of May, 2016.

Prepare to be stimulated and engaged by conversations, debates and discussions, as the Festival brings the world’s finest authors to Armidale audiences in real time.

The program:
Friday 20 May 2016
10.00am: William Boyd and Julian Barnes: History and Fiction
11.30am: Jonathan Franzen: My Reading Life
1.30pm: Let Nature Be Your Teacher with Jeanette Winterson, Tim Flannery & James Rebanks
3.00pm: Inside The New Yorker with Ann Goldstein & Paul Muldoon
4.30pm: Andrew Denton: Better Off Dead

Saturday 21 May
10.00am: Why Women Should Rule the World with Gloria Steinem, Ira Trivedi & Laura Tingle
11.30am: James Rebanks: A Shepherd’s Life


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