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    Live and Local - Sydney Writers festival presented by Tamar Valley Writers Festival

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    The Tamar Valley Writers Festival in partnership with the University of Tasmania invites you to a Live and Local streaming of the 2024 Sydney Writers Festival. 


    Please join us at the new UTas Inveresk Library to participate in sessions with literary and media greats ranging from Trent Dalton to Leigh Sales and Lisa Miller. We are thrilled to be able to offer this opportunity for Tasmanian readers, writers and thinkers to participate remotely via livestream in this NSW event. 

    Single session and day passes are available.

    Festival Friends will have access to a discounted day pass - check your emails for a discount code. 




    10–11AM

    CELESTE NG:OUR MISSING HEARTS

    Sit down with New York Times –bestselling author Celeste Ng, whose smash hit Little Fires Everywhere was adapted into a miniseries starring Reese Witherspoon. Listen in as she discusses her new dystopian novel with Claire Nichols.

    12–1PM

    TRENT DALTON: FROM ELI TO LOLA

    Trent Dalton, award-winning author of Boy Swallows Universe (now a hit Netflix series) returns with Lola in the Mirror, a big, beautiful novel about grappling with our past, present, and possible futures.

    2–3PM

    STORYTELLERS: LEIGH SALES AND LISA MILLAR

    ABC legends Leigh Sales (Storytellers) and Lisa Millar (Muster Dogs) unpack the craft of turning real life events into narrative, drawing from their recent books and a combined 65 years in journalism.

    4–5PM

    BRINGING THE PAST TO LIFE

    Be transported by authors Francesca de Tores (Saltblood), Mirandi Riwoe (Sunbirds) and Abraham Verghese (The Covenant of Water) as they discuss the power of historical fiction. With ABC RN’s Kate Evan






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