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Sydney Writers' Festival

By Sydney Writers' Festival

#SydneyWritersFestival is Australia's largest celebration of literature, stories and ideas. Every year, we bring together the world's best authors, leading public intellectuals, scientists, journalists and more. Also podcasts are also available on iTunes and Spotify.

  1. 1.
    The Changing Face of Australia01/29/2019
    1:00:51
  2. 2.
    The Global Refugee Crisis01/29/2019
    56:58
  3. 3.
    Xue Yiwei: Shenzheners01/22/2019
    1:01:34
  4. 4.
    Cleo Wade: Heart Talk01/15/2019
    1:02:16
  5. 5.
    Hugh Mackay: Australia Reimagined01/14/2019
    1:00:05
  6. 6.
    Trump's New World Order01/09/2019
    52:19
  7. 7.
    Going Rogue: North Korea01/09/2019
    48:08
  8. 8.
    Richard Lloyd Parry: Ghosts of the Tsunami12/03/2018
    51:53
  1. 9.
    Still Processing12/03/2018
    1:08:21
  2. 10.
    Michelle de Kretser: The Life to Come12/03/2018
    46:46
  3. 11.
    The End of China’s Economic Miracle?11/26/2018
    1:00:14
  4. 12.
    Borderlines – Stories of Migration11/26/2018
    54:30
  5. 13.
    Brexit Plan11/20/2018
    58:37
  6. 14.
    Power Play: Toxic Masculinity in Storytelling11/20/2018
    51:33
  7. 15.
    Home Truths: Telling Australian Stories11/13/2018
    57:56
  8. 16.
    Josephine Wilson: Extinctions11/05/2018
    56:40
  9. 17.
    Anne Aly: Finding My Place11/05/2018
    1:01:48
  10. 18.
    Danny Denton: The Earlie King & the Kid in Yellow10/30/2018
    1:00:21
  11. 19.
    Amy Goldstein: Janesville10/30/2018
    1:00:56
  12. 20.
    Stanley Johnson: Kompromat10/24/2018
    56:24
  13. 21.
    Jane Harper: Force of Nature10/22/2018
    57:02
  14. 22.
    Don Watson: There it is Again10/10/2018
    1:02:23
  15. 23.
    Axiomatic: Maria Tumarkin10/05/2018
    58:20
  16. 24.
    Carmen Maria Machado: Her Body and Other Parties10/04/2018
    1:04:54
  17. 25.
    Angela Saini: Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong09/27/2018
    57:06
  18. 26.
    James Maskalyk: Life on the Ground Floor09/25/2018
    54:06
  19. 27.
    Ceridwen Dovey: In the Garden of the Fugitives09/20/2018
    53:21
  20. 28.
    Annabel Crabb's BooKwiz09/14/2018
    56:00
  21. 29.
    Sarah Krasnostein: The Trauma Cleaner09/13/2018
    46:28
  22. 30.
    Johann Hari: Lost Connections09/07/2018
    56:04
  23. 31.
    Kim Scott: Taboo08/23/2018
    54:31
  24. 32.
    Richard Denniss: Curing Affluenza08/20/2018
    1:00:32
  25. 33.
    Glory Edim: Well-Read Black Girl08/17/2018
    58:20
  26. 34.
    Helen Garner’s Savage Self-Scrutiny08/10/2018
    57:41
  27. 35.
    Saga Land08/08/2018
    58:50
  28. 36.
    Gay for Page08/03/2018
    55:41
  29. 37.
    Recognise08/02/2018
    1:02:13
  30. 38.
    André Aciman: Enigma Variations07/27/2018
    55:23
  31. 39.
    Sarah Ferguson: On Mother07/26/2018
    56:36
  32. 40.
    Zinzi Clemmons: What We Lose07/25/2018
    50:12
  33. 41.
    SWF Gala: Power07/19/2018
    1:11:38
  34. 42.
    Leigh Sales: On Doubt07/18/2018
    53:37
  35. 43.
    Alexis Wright: Tracker07/12/2018
    57:55
  36. 44.
    Manal al-Sharif: Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman's Awakening07/09/2018
    56:29
  37. 45.
    Eileen Myles: To Dig a Hole in Eternity07/05/2018
    1:01:15
  38. 46.
    Julia Gillard: On Power and Gender07/03/2018
    58:52
  39. 47.
    Emily Wilson: Translating the Odyssey06/27/2018
    1:03:33
  40. 48.
    Jennifer Egan: Manhattan Beach06/22/2018
    1:00:54
  41. 49.
    Conflicting Narratives: Reporting on International Conflict06/21/2018
    43:34
  42. 50.
    Christos Tsiolkas: On Patrick White06/20/2018
    45:38
  43. 51.
    This is Not a Moment, It's a Movement06/15/2018
    1:05:14
  44. 52.
    Tayari Jones: An American Marriage06/14/2018
    59:01
  45. 53.
    Jenny Zhang: Sour Heart06/13/2018
    56:53
  46. 54.
    Katy Tur: Unbelievable06/06/2018
    1:01:34
  47. 55.
    Peter Greste: The First Casualty05/31/2018
    50:59
  48. 56.
    André Aciman: Call Me By Your Name05/29/2018
    56:44
  49. 57.
    Women in Tech: Okay Ladies, Now Let's Get Information05/24/2018
    1:04:36
  50. 58.
    On The Record: Historical Fiction05/24/2018
    59:56
  51. 59.
    The Future of Russia05/22/2018
    53:57
  52. 60.
    The Future of China05/17/2018
    58:10
  53. 61.
    How The News Has Changed05/17/2018
    46:10
  54. 62.
    2018 Closing Address: Jennifer Egan05/17/2018
    45:46
  55. 63.
    Curiosity Lecture | Melanie Joosten: On Big Sisters03/10/2018
    30:21
  56. 64.
    Curiosity Lecture | Lynne Kelly: On How Memory Training Changed My Thinking03/09/2018
    39:18
  57. 65.
    Curiosity Lecture | Karen Pickering: On Shark Week03/08/2018
    42:29
  58. 66.
    Dreams of Her Real Self: Writers on Helen Garner03/07/2018
    56:15
  59. 67.
    Di Morrissey: A Distant Journey03/06/2018
    59:02
  60. 68.
    Hell and High Water03/05/2018
    56:34
  61. 69.
    Crimes of the Father03/04/2018
    58:02
  62. 70.
    Curiosity Lecture | Lucy Clark: On Competition03/03/2018
    35:55
  63. 71.
    Curiosity Lecture | Kim Mahood: On Stilettos and Salt Lakes03/02/2018
    38:29
  64. 72.
    Curiosity Lecture | Jeff Sparrow: On Paul Robeson03/01/2018
    35:00
  65. 73.
    Borders of Our Writing02/27/2018
    1:01:40
  66. 74.
    Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life02/26/2018
    55:31
  67. 75.
    Globalisation & Inequality in the Age of Trump02/25/2018
    54:06
  68. 76.
    Curiosity Lecture | Jacqueline Rose: On Remarkable Women02/24/2018
    29:43
  69. 77.
    Curiosity Lecture | Candice Fox: On the Importance of Rejection02/23/2018
    40:20
  70. 78.
    Curiosity Lecture | David Francis: On a Verdict, Curiosity and a Riot02/22/2018
    40:28
  71. 79.
    Do We all Turn into our Mothers?02/21/2018
    1:00:41
  72. 80.
    Bernadette Brennan: Writing Helen Garner02/20/2018
    1:03:50
  73. 81.
    Stop the World, I Want to Get Off02/19/2018
    56:21
  74. 82.
    Turia Pitt: Unmasked02/18/2018
    51:23
  75. 83.
    Curiosity Lecture | Liam Pieper: On Taylor Swift02/17/2018
    39:02
  76. 84.
    Curiosity Lecture | Desi Anwar: On Spiritual Encounters02/16/2018
    38:24
  77. 85.
    Curiosity Lecture | Sarah Bakewell: On Bambi as an Existentialist Hero02/15/2018
    38:36
  78. 86.
    Nextness and Nearness: Bill Hayes on Oliver Sacks02/13/2018
    57:42
  79. 87.
    Mikhail Zygar: All the Kremlin’s Men02/11/2018
    58:59
  80. 88.
    Curiosity Lecture | Mark McKenna: On Music and Writing02/08/2018
    36:29
  81. 89.
    Pamela Paul: By The Book02/06/2018
    1:02:55
  82. 90.
    Fighting Hislam and Beyond the Veiled Cliches02/04/2018
    56:53
  83. 91.
    Curiosity Lecture | Henry Marsh: On Hospital Architecture and Design02/01/2018
    50:06
  84. 92.
    Fake News and Alternative Facts01/30/2018
    57:13
  85. 93.
    Ivan Coyote: Tomboy Survival Guide01/28/2018
    59:28
  86. 94.
    Still Lucky01/25/2018
    59:15
  87. 95.
    A Murderer In The Family01/23/2018
    58:19
  88. 96.
    Contemporary Essay: Personal and Public01/21/2018
    58:08
  89. 97.
    Curiosity Lecture | Norman Ohler: On Non-Orthodox Research Methods in Berlin01/18/2018
    40:44
  90. 98.
    Robert Dessaix: The Pleasures of Leisure01/16/2018
    47:58
  91. 99.
    Blerd Culture01/11/2018
    57:57
  92. 100.
    Borders of the Queer Body12/19/2017
    59:30

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