Posted by kluster on May 15, 2009
Controversial author Germaine Greer
heads the list of pen-pushers sharing their secrets at this year’s
annual Sydney Writers’ Festival.
Various venues in and around the city
will play host to a wide range of events from Monday May 18 through
to Sunday May 24.
Other notables on the festival bill
include an evening with comic Wendy Harmer; a live interview with Alex
Ross, the winner of the Guardian’s
First Book Award; and a discussion on free expression marking the 20th
anniversary of the fatwa issued on author Salman Rushdie for his work
The Satanic Verses.>
Events will also be held in other parts
of the state from Wollongong to Newcastle.
For more information and program details visit the SWF site.
Picture: workspace of Beryl Bainbridge, from the Guardian.