11:30 am - 12:30 pm
CONSERVATORIUM OF MUSIC CONCERT HALL
Corner Auckland and Laman St
Newcastle NSW 2300
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How to be Stoic in Chaotic Times: Brigid Delaney in conversation
Greek and Roman philosophers from the Stoic tradition believed the key to a good life was to stop chasing happiness and start cultivating contentment.
In her bestselling book Reasons Not to Worry, Brigid Delaney guides readers through the ancient philosophy of Stoicism. She’ll share how to apply its teachings to our lives in a way that allows us to regain a sense of agency and calm.
Hosted by Kate Mildenhall.
Free lunchtime performance by Nerds & Music
Clark Gormley and Wayne Thompson from Nerds & Music will perform their most ‘literate’ songs.View Event
Join acclaimed poets Andy Jackson, Kerri Shying and Gaele Sobott for a thought-provoking conversation about Raging Grace, a profound and timely anthology of collaboratively-written poems and essays on disability, the...View Event
Who Gets to Tell Australian Stories?
Increased reader interest in culturally diverse stories and a greater awareness among publishers of the need to support diverse writers is changing the Australian literary landscape. But is it too...View Event
The Son Also Rises: Paddy Manning on Lachlan Murdoch
Lachlan Murdoch is one of the world’s most influential – and enigmatic – people. In his compelling biography The Successor, journalist Paddy Manning explores Murdoch’s upbringing and political beliefs. He’ll...View Event
Tyranny Up Close: Andrew Quilty in Conversation
When the Taliban arrived at the gates of Kabul in August 2021, Andrew Quilty had been living and working there for eight years. He was one of only a handful...View Event