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Sydney Writers' Festival 2021

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One of the world’s leading & most beloved literary events

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This April, the Sydney's Writers Festival will be returning with another year of more than 130 events, including 400 writers, over 300 conversations, debates, performances, and panel discussions.

The festival also showcases a place for readers, writers, and thinkers to share ideas and tell stories and celebrate the beauty of literature.

It also provides a highly visible platform for local authors' work, encourages broad public engagement in books, and increases audiences for both Australian and international literature.

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Highlights at the Festival will include:

Inspiring talks


Live performances


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Australian Book Industry Awards



The True History of Peter Carey

The Art of the Interview

And many more

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Top Events at the Festival:

* Family Day

This event will be held on Sunday, 2nd May and feature a spectacular day filled with family-friendly entertainment, storytelling and creativity. There will also be a line-up of events, Family Stage, talks, free activities, and more.

* All-Day YA

Held on Saturday, 1st May, this event will bring young people and their favourite authors together to share stories of resilient teens navigating love, loss, and even the afterlife.

* Curiosity Lectures

This event will showcase some of the most inquisitive minds who'll deliver lectures on diverse topics that spark their curiosity. Lectures will include wildlife wonders, untapped magic of mycelium, and more.

Whether you are a literature lover, news junkie, there will be something for you at the Sydney Writers Festival.

The festival features free & ticketed events. Bookings must be made for all events (book through the website).
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Why? Australia's largest celebration of writing & ideas
When: 26 April 2021-2 May 2021
Where: Carriageworks, 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh
Cost: Free & Ticketed Events- See website
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A worthwhile event for aspiring writers. They were very popular in Europe pre Covid19. Let's hope we see more here.
by Neil Follett (score: 3|2276) 43 days ago
I've been to the Sydney Writers Festival and they always have a stellar lineup of writers. It is usre to be another great event this year
by Gillian Ching (score: 3|2561) 42 days ago
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