Live Streaming from Carraigeworks, Sydney to CAVANBAH CENTRE, Coffs Harbour

One of Australia’s best-loved forums for literature, ideas and storytelling.  Sydney Writers’ Festival will stream its headline events from Carraigeworks in Sydney direct to the Cavanbah Centre on Fri 4, Sat 5 and Sun 6 May.

Prepare to be stimulated and engaged by conversations, debates and discussions, as the Festival brings the world’s finest authors to Coffs Harbour in real time via digital live-streaming project, Live & Local.

Join us as we celebrate books, challenge ideas and interrogate power

FRIDAY 4 MAY Book Tickets Here

1:30- 2:30pm Going Rogue: North Korea– Michael Pembroke, Anna Broinowski, Min Jin Lee, Robert E. Kelly Facilitated by Linda Jaivin

3:00- 4:00pm Conflicting Narratives– Ben Taub, Alexis Okeowo, Alec Luhn Facilitated by Ben Doherty

4:40- 5:30pm Gareth Evans: Incorrigible Optimist Facilitated by Kerry O’Brien

SATURDAY 5 MAY Book Tickets Here

10:00- 11:00am New Power– Jeremy Heimans, Henry Timms Facilitated by Susan Dodds

11:30- 12:30pm Peter Greste: The First Casualty Facilitated by Hugh Riminton

1:30- 2:30pm Resisting Unjust Authority– Masha Gessen, Alexis Okeowo, Mohammed Al Samawi Facilitated by Sarah Krasnostein

3:00- 4:00pm Women in Tech: Okay Ladies, Now Let’s Get Information– Angela Saini, Aminatou Sow, Elanor Huntington Facilitated by Deb Verhoeven

4:30- 5:30pm Annabel Crabb’s BooKwiz– Leigh Sales, Richard Fidler, Julia Zemiro Facilitated by Annabel Crabb

SUNDAY 6 MAY Book Tickets Here

10:00- 11:00am Economic Inequality: From Wisconsin to Whyalla– Don Watson, Richard Holden, Amy Goldstein Facilitated by Emma Alberici

11:30- 12:30pm Johann Hari: On Our Depression, Anxiety and Addiction Crisis.

1:30- 2:30pm Tayari Jones: An American Marraige Facilitated by Glory Edim

3:00- 4:00pm Sarah Ferguson: On Mother Facilitated by Louise Adler

4:30- 5:30pm Emily Wilson: Translating The Odyssey Facilitated by Jennifer Byrne

See the Full Program Here2018 SWF L&L Program Update

The Jetty Theatre Presents

Sydney Writers’ Festival- Live & Local


Friday 4- Sunday 6 May


Friday 4 May
1:30 – 5:30pm

Saturday 5 May
10am – 5:30pm

Sunday 6 May
10am – 5:30pm

Ticket Prices:

SINGLE SESSION PASSES $5- Available at Door Only

Friday pass $10
Saturday pass $20
Sunday pass $20

All Sessions pass $36


1 hour Sessions

This event is at Cavanbah Centre
191 Harbour Drive.

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