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NewSouth authors at Byron Writers' Festival 2022

Byron Writers' Festival is taking place this week from 26–28 August. NewSouth is delighted to have our authors there at a range of wonderful events.

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Tim Hollo, author of Living Democracy

Brave New Green World—Saturday 27 August, 10-11am

Governing in the Anthropocene—Sunday 28 August, 11.30am-12.30pm

Singing for Change—Sunday 28 August, 3.45-4.30pm

Tim Hollo
Tim Hollo is the author of Living Democracy: An ecological manifesto for the end of the world as we know it.

Ashley Hay, author of Gum

Antarctica: The Coolest Place on Earth—Friday 26 August, 1.45-2.45pm

Tree Stories—Friday 26 August, 4.15-5.15pm

Soul Food: Nature and Inspiration—Sunday 28 August, 12.45-1.45pm

Ashley Hay is the author of Gum: The story of eucalypts & their champions.

Jeff Sparrow, author of Provocations

ABC North Coast Live Broadcast with Jo Shoebridge—Friday 26 August, 8.30-10am

The Fourth Estate: What’s Happened to Australian Media?—Friday 26 August, 11.30am-12.30pm

Positively Capital—Saturday 27 August, 10.15-11.15am

On Semantics—Saturday 27 August, 12.45-1.45pm

Governing in the Anthropocene—Sunday 28 August, 11.30am-12.30pm

Jeff Sparrow
Jeff Sparrow is the author of Provocations: New and selected writing.

Delia Falconer, author of Sydney

The Most Urgent Task—Sunday 28 August, 10.15-11.15am

Solastalgia: What We are Losing—Sunday 28 August, 3-4pm

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Delia Falconer is the author of Sydney.

Miles Merrill, author of Slam Your Poetry

Australian Poetry Slam Byron Heat (presented with Word Travels)—Saturday 27 August, 5.30-7.30pm

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Miles Merrill is the author of Slam Your Poetry: Write a Revolution.

Matthew Condon, author of Brisbane

Scratching Society’s Underbelly—Sunday 28 August, 10.15-11.15am

A Life of Crime—Sunday 28 August, 1.45-2.45pm

Matthew Condon
Matthew Condon is the author of Brisbane.

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Byron Writers' Festival 2022 program
Related books
Living Democracy
August 2022
Whether you’re a concerned community member, or someone who is already active in social or environmental campaigning, this book will inspire and inform you, and get you fired up to co-create a common, more equitable future.
November 2021
August 2022
Jeff Sparrow is one of Australia’s leading public intellectuals. From great controversies to the heroes and villains of our time, Provocations raises arguments that matter.
November 2020
Sydney has always been the sexiest and brashest of our cities, but perhaps the most misunderstood. In this new edition of Sydney , Delia Falconer conjures up its sandstone, humidity and jacarandas, its fireworks, glitz and magic. But she discards lazy stereotypes to reveal a complex city: beautiful, violent, half-wild, and at times deeply spiritual.
Slam Your Poetry
February 2020
No props. No music. No costumes. Just you, your words and a mic-you've got two minutes to make the crowd scream your name.
November 2020
Brisbane reveals a city of wooden houses where mango trees abound, where the serpentine river seems to be of the city and yet somehow not, where ghostly memories of demolished landmarks like Cloudland and The Bellevue Hotel hover and where the chime of the City Hall clock echoes through time and place.
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