Three compelling talks presented by the Sydney Writers’ Festival not to be missed this November:
Literary powerhouse couple Micahel Chabon and Ayelet Waldman interview each other on family and creativity; Pulitzer Prize-winning Geraldine Brooks talks about her new book The Secret Chord and Australian of the Year Rosie Batty chats about her new memoir, A Mother’s Story.
Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman In Conversation
Join this power couple of American literature as they interview each other on family and creativity. Find out how their partnership extends across various aspects of their lives, from raising children, to making marriage work and balancing their literary endeavours.
Tuesday November 3, 7.30pm / Seymour Centre, York Theatre / Discover more
Geraldine Brooks: The Secret Chord
Kate Evans interviews one of Australia s most celebrated literary icons, Geraldine Brooks. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of People of the Book, Year of Wonders and March will speak about her new book, The Secret Chord, a compelling portrait of a morally complex hero.
Monday November 3, 6pm / Seymour Centre, York Theatre / Discover more
Rosie Batty: A Mother’s Story
Hear from one of Australia s most courageous women, Australian of the Year, Rosie Batty, as she speaks with Tracey Spicer about her profoundly moving and inspiring life and new memoir, A Mother’s Story.
Monday 9 November, 8.30pm / Seymour Centre, York Theatre / Discover more
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