Sydney Writers' Festival Live & Local

Sydney Writers' Festival Live & Local

The Sydney Writers' Festival Live & Local program is back, livestreaming to the LibraryMuseum in 2021. Limited tickets on sale now.


10am - 5pm, Friday 30 April to Sunday 2 May


LibraryMuseum, Corner of Kiewa and Swift Streets, Albury


$4 per session

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Live & Local is back ‘Within Reach’ for another series of engaged conversations, debates and discussions, as the Sydney Writers' Festival livestreams the world’s finest authors to the LibraryMuseum in real time. As well as hearing new ideas from great thinkers, audiences have the opportunity to participate in Q&A sessions at each event, sending questions direct to the stage.

Friday April 30

  • 10am–11am Barrie Cassidy & Friends: Biden's America
  • 12pm–1pm Are You There, Sydney? It's Me, Judy Blume
  • 2pm–3pm But Not Forgotten
  • 4pm–5pm The Larrikin Lie

Saturday May 1

  • 10am–11am Barrie Cassidy & Friends: Opposition and Dissent
  • 12pm–1pm Isabel Wilkerson: Caste - The Lies That Divide Us
  • 2pm–3pm Sarah Krasnostein & Helen Garner
  • 4pm–5pm Richard Flanagan & Laura Tingle

Sunday May 2

  • 10am–11am Barrie Cassidy & Friends: The Canberra Bubble
  • 12pm–1pm George Miller: Beyond Thunderdome
  • 2pm–3pm Jan Fran & Judith Lucy
  • 4pm–5pm Great Adaptations: Margaret and David Return

Download the comprehensive daily program guide or single page quick guide for session descriptions


Book your tickets online here

Tickets are $4 each. Attend as many sessions as you like and pay no more than $28. Discounts apply automatically when you select ‘enter details’.

Each session is limited to a maximum audience attendance of 30, therefore please only purchase tickets for events you plan to attend. We cannot issue refunds for non-attendance.

This is a COVID-safe event

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