Join Scribe authors Miles Allinson, Laura Elizabeth Woollett, and Niki Savva at the 2022 Sydney Writers’ Festival.
The 2022 Festival theme, Change My Mind, is an invitation, a challenge and a promise of intent.
19 May 10.00am – Miles Allinson & Emily Bitto
Miles Allinson is a writer and an artist, and the author of the multi award-winning novel Fever of Animals and his latest novel In Moonland. He lives in Melbourne.
Laura Elizabeth Woollett
20 May, 10.00am – Mother of All Crimes
Laura Elizabeth Woollett is the author of a short story collection, The Love of a Bad Man, and two novels, Beautiful Revolutionary and The Newcomer. The Love of a Bad Man was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Fiction and the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction. Beautiful Revolutionary was shortlisted for the 2019 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Fiction, the Australian Literature Society Gold Medal, and the Kathleen Mitchell Award. Laura is the City of Melbourne’s 2020 Boyd Garret writer-in-residence and is a 2020-22 Marten Bequest scholar for prose.
21 May, 10.00am — Barrie Cassidy & Friends: Election 2022
Niki Savva is a journalist, author and political commentator. She has written a memoir, So Greek, and two bestselling books on historic events in Australian politics. The Road to Ruin chronicles the removal of Tony Abbott as prime minister, and Plots and Prayers details the coup that overthrew Malcolm Turnbull. Niki writes a weekly column on politics for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. She has appeared regularly on ABC's Insiders for more than a decade.