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Sydney Writers' Festival

Sydney Writers’ Festival: American Carnage

‘This American carnage stops right here, right now’, said Trump in his inaugural address. Four months into his presidency — yes, it really has been only four months — a panel of U.S. writers and journalist met as part of…

2071 – A Performance About Climate Change

As part of VIVID Ideas this year, Seymour Centre puts on 2071 – a theatrical performance about exposing the truth about today’s biggest threat to humankind, climate change. The aim of the show is to inform the audience of our planet’s situation…

Yoga Old Clare Hotel Sydney

Rooftop Yoga at The Old Clare Hotel

The best way to get grounded is to get off ground floor. I had the pleasure of joining an early morning yoga class on the refreshing open rooftop of the boutique Old Clare Hotel. Resident yogi instructor Kristy Da Silva…

Slate Culture Gabfest

Sydney Writers’ Festival: Slate’s Culture Gabfest

Slate’s Culture Gabfest is an award-winning podcast from media juggernaut Slate. Each podcast sees the publication’s editors engage in a witty conversation about current cultural trends and offerings. At this year’s Sydney Writer’s Festival, the podcast was recorded live at Town…

Sydney Writers' Festival

Sydney Writers’ Festival: Roxane Gay, Difficult Women

When Roxane Gay walks onto the stage at City Recital Hall, the audience greets her with a thunderous round of applause. It’s rare for writers to receive the rockstar treatment — particularly prior to performance — but Gay, author of…

Sydney Writers Festival

Sydney Writers’ Festival: This Won’t End Well

This Won’t End Well: Secrets of Great Short Storytelling featured three, quite different authors, offering insights into their writing processes, and what makes a good short story. The session began with each author reading the opening to a story of…

Sydney Writers' Festival Gala: Origin Story

Sydney Writers’ Festival Gala: Origin Story

Sydney Writers’ Festival’s gala event, ‘Origin Story‘, featured internationally famous guests discussing the books that inspired them to become writers. Hosted by ABC’s Kate Evans, the event gathered together four writers and a highly attentive audience, ready to hear about…