Sydney Writers' Festival: Live and Local - streamed

Friday 30 April 2021 10:00AM to Sunday 02 May 2021 03:00PM
State Library Theatre

One of Australia's best-loved forums for literature, ideas and storytelling, Sydney Writers Festival will stream its headline events direct to the State Library Theatre on Friday 1 May to Sunday 2 May.

Celebrating books and ideas the 2021 Festival will stream live events at the State Library, bringing the world’s finest authors and esteemed thinkers such as Richard Flanagan, Judy Blume and Helen Garner to your area. Join us in real time through the digitsal  Live & Local  streaming project as we celebrate books, interrogate truths and challenge ideas.

Please note programming is subject to availability during WST time. swf.org.au/festivals/festival-2021 for full program details.

FREE event. Bookings recommended. Click on dates below to register.

Friday 30th of April 2021

 Are You There, Sydney? It’s Me, Judy Blume  10am – 11am (WST)  State Library Theatre - Ground floor

But Not Forgotten 12pm – 1pm (WST)    State Library Theatre - Ground floor

The Larrikin Lie  2pm – 3pm (WST)  State Library Theatre - Ground floor


Saturday 1st of May 2021

Isabel Wilkerson: Caste – The Lies That Divide Us 10am – 11am (WST) Great Southern Room – 4th Floor

Sarah Krasnostein & Helen Garner 12pm – 1pm (WST) Great Southern Room – 4th Floor

Richard Flanagan & Laura Tingle 2pm – 3pm (WST) Great Southern Room – 4th Floor


Sunday 2nd of May 2021

George Miller: Beyond Thunderdome 10am – 11am (WST) State Library Theatre - Ground floor

Jan Fran & Judith Lucy 12 midday – 1pm (WST)  State Library Theatre - Ground floor

Great Adaptations: Margaret and David Return  2pm – 3pm (WST) State Library Theatre - Ground floor