Presenter/s: Canberra Writers Festival
Event type: Festival
Event date: Thursday, 23 August 2018 (All day) to Sunday, 26 August 2018 (All day)
Event venue: National Library of Australia, Australian National University, National Museum of Australia, the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, the National Portrait Gallery and the National Press Club of Australia.
Do you love books, writing and authors? Do you love hearing expert interviews and conversations with writers talking about their work? Then the Canberra Writers Festival is the place to be from 23 to 26 August this year as local, national and international writers discuss work under the themes Power, Politics and Passion.
This three-day celebration of literature, reading, writing and writers offers something for everyone– including top-class journalists, big names from across the globe, thriller and crime authors, military and defence writers, political commentators, childrens’ and young adult writers. The Festival will offer a range of events including author talks, literary lunches and dinners, book launches, exciting panel presentations, musical treats and family events.
The Festival will be spread across some of the National Capital’s most iconic venues, including vibrant national institutions like the National Library of Australia, Australian National University, National Museum of Australia, the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, the National Portrait Gallery and the National Press Club of Australia.
- Do Oysters get Bored? A Curious LIfe, Rozanna Lilley In Conversation with Dan Bourchier | 24 August 2018, 12 – 1.00PM
- Illicit Love, Ann McGrath In Conversation with Aarti Betigeri | 25 August 2018 9.30 – 10.30AM
- A Perfect Marriage, Alison Booth In Conversation with Simon Troeth | 26 August 2018 1.00 – 2.00PM