Sydney Writers' Festival - Live & Local

  • When: 30 Apr – 2 May 2021 at 10:00am / 5:00pm
  • Where: Multiple Libraries
  • Cost: Free
  • Contact: Goulburn Valley Libraries 1300 374 765

Prepare to be engaged by conversations, debates and discussions, as the Festival brings the world’s finest authors 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.

Be part of Live & Local, streamed live by Sydney Writers’ Festival and delivered locally to Goulburn Valley Libraries.

Bring your lunch, sit back, and enjoy what the Sydney Writers Festival has to offer!

Bookings essential.

Contact your Library on 1300 374 765 or email

Programme and Venues

Friday 30 April (Cobram, Euroa, Shepparton, Nagambie until 1pm)

            10-11am    Barrie Cassidy & Friends: Biden’s America

            12-1pm      Are You There, Sydney? It’s Me, Judy Blume

            2-3pm       But Not Forgotten

            4-5pm       The Larrikin Lie

Saturday 01 May (Cobram, Shepparton, Euroa & Nagambie until 1pm)

            10-11am    Barrie Cassidy & Friends: Opposition and Dissent

            12-1pm      Isabel Wilkerson: Caste – The Lies That Divide Us

            2-3pm       Sarah Krasnostein & Helen Garner

            4-5pm       Richard Flanagan & Laura Tingle

Sunday 02 May (Shepparton Library only)

            10-11am    Barrie Cassidy & Friends: The Canberra Bubble

            12-1pm     George Miller: Beyond Thunderdome

            2-3pm      Jan Fran & Judith Lucy

            4-5pm     Great Adaptations: Margaret and David Return