4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
University of Newcastle NUspace X321
Cnr Hunter & Auckland St
Newcastle NSW 2300
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The Beauty and Brokenness: Holly Ringland in Conversation
Holly Ringland returns to the festival after the international success of her best-selling debut novel The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart. She will discuss her haunting new book, The Seven Skins of Esther Wilding, a story of a powerful sisterly bond, fairy tales and forgiveness.
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