Sydney Writers festival Live and Local – Free streaming of author talks Friday 26th May to Sunday 28th May 2017

Live stream event program

A program of author interviews and panel discussions from the Sydney Writers Festival will be live streamed to our library. Come and watch some of the world’s best writers as they discuss their work, their influences and the world of writing.

In their first year, Live and Local featured 10 streaming partners across New South Wales. This year, we’re proud to have 30 partners on board to deliver highlights from the 2017 program to every state and territory in Australia. In 2017, Live and Local will reach audiences in Albury, Alice Springs, Armidale, Ballarat, Bathurst, Bega, Broken Hill, Burnside (SA), Byron Bay, Cairns, Canberra, Coffs Harbour, Darwin, Dubbo, Frankston, Geelong, Griffith, Hobart, Mandurah, Mudgee, Port Macquarie, Tamworth, Taree, Toowoomba, Townsville, Wagga Wagga and Wollongong.

More information about the authors available at Live and Local Streaming Program.

Program of events:

Friday 26 May 2017

10.00am – A Murderer in the Family

11.30am – Deng Adut: Songs of a War Boy

1.30pm – James Shapiro: The Year of Lear

3.00pm – Susan Faludi: In the Darkroom

4.30pm – Writing Race

6.00pm – Elaine Welteroth: On Editing Teen Vogue

7.30pm – I Love Dick

Saturday 27 May 2017

10.00am – All the Girls to the Front

11.30am – Dreams of Her Real Self: Writers on Helen Garner

1.30pm – Henry Marsh: Admissions – A Life in Brain Surgery

3.00pm – Hisham Matar: The Return

4.30pm – Annabel Crabb and Leigh Sales: Our Reading Year

6.30pm – Viral and Verse: Hera Lindsay Bird and Rupi Kaur

Sunday 28 May 2017

10.00am – Lauren Child’s Quirky Characters

11.30am – Andy Griffiths – Are You Ready to Roll?

1.30pm – Lion: A Long Way Home

3.00pm – Clementine Ford: Fight Like a Girl

4.30pm – SWF Gala: Maybe This Will Help

6.00pm – 2017 Closing Address: Susan Faludi