BYRON BAY: Byron Bay Writers Festival











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BYRON BAY: Byron Bay Writers Festival

Hosted By: Byron Bay Writers Festival

Elements of Byron resort | 2 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

The annual Byron Writers Festival is Australia’s largest and leading regional celebration of storytelling, literature and ideas. They are renowned for their relaxed atmosphere and for delivering a diverse program of stimulating and entertaining conversations that celebrate storytelling in all its forms. This year’s line-up has over 140 incredible writers and thinkers from around Australia and the world, including Hardie Grant’s own Tim Costello and Ginger Gorman.

Tim Costello will be launching his new memoir A Lot with a Little at the festival.

Friday 2 August

7pm – Tim Costello in conversation with Angela Ledgerwood

Note. This is a satellite event at Byron on Bryon

Saturday 3 August

11.15am – Resilience and Strength During Adversity panel discussion with Tim Costello, Chloe Hooper, Leigh Sales, chaired by Paul Barclay

12.45pm – Tim Costello in conversation with Chris Hanley

Sunday 4 August

2pm - Social Activism panel discussion with Tim Costello, Di Morrissey chaired by Jesse Blackadder

Ginger Gorman will be appearing to talk about her hugely popular Troll Hunting.

Friday 2 August

10.30am - The People Behind the Internet panel discussion with Claire L. Evans, Ginger Gorman, chaired by Julianne Schultz

2.45pm - #MeToo: Where To? Panel discussion with Amal Awad, Ginger Gorman, David Leser, Chair Tracey Spicer

Saturday 3 August

We Need To Talk About Trolling Maxine Beneba Clarke, Ginger Gorman, Sarah Hanson-Young, Julia Shaw, Chair Tracey Spicer

All 2019 Festival tickets including 3-Day Passes, 1-Day Passes, Kids Big Day Out Passes, Sunday Family Passes, Satellite Events and Workshops are now on sale. Available here until sold out.