Sydney Writers’ Festival: Live and Local Wollongong

Festivals and Celebrations

5 May 2019

Sydney Writers’ Festival is Australia’s largest forum celebrating books and ideas in the southern hemisphere. The Festival brings the world’s finest authors and esteemed thinkers to together in real time through the Live and Local project.

Streamed Live by Sydney Writers’ Festival to The Music Lounge, Live and Local offers regional and national audiences access to new ideas from great minds, with the opportunity to participate in Q and A sessions at each event by sending questions direct to the Sydney stage.

This year in addition to the live streaming, Merrigong Theatre Company in collaboration with South Coast Writers Centre, Shellharbour City Libraries and Wollongong City Libraries present four local authors live on stage and a workshop to bring this event to life!

Join them as they celebrate books, challenge ideas, and interrogate power.


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