Our 2021 program highlights

Past highlights of the 2021 WAM festival

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The Things We Love

This year’s 2021 Write Around the Murray festival theme is ‘The Things We Love’. We’ll explore the people, places and things we love, in all their challenging complexity and diversity.

Join us for an exploration of the things that make life worth living. That call on our courage, resilience and creativity.

Read more about The Things We Love

Short Videos

We invited half a dozen of this year’s programmed authors to record short responses to the festival theme. We present the first of them here for your enjoyment and delight.

T.R. Napper

Tim shares the words of a sci-fi great, reflects on the prescience of cyberpunk, and reminds us why science fiction, and indeed all fiction, matters more than ever.

Patti Miller

Reading from her memoir, The Joy of High Places, Patti Miller describes the joy and difficulty of long-distance walking, and ponders our shared condition.

Stereo Stories

We love this ‘postcard’ from Vin Maskell, creative director of Stereo Stories, made by his son Jesse and featuring music by Vin’s brother Peter. So many great memories. Wish you were here!

2021 Reading list

Discover the powerful, moving and invigorating words of the authors in the 2021 program
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Meet some of our 2021 authors and guests

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