Byron Bay Writers Festival 2022











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BYRON BAY: Byron Bay Writers Festival

Hosted By: Byron Bay Writers Festival

North Byron Parklands | 25 Aug 2022 11:30 AM

The annual Byron Writers Festival is Australia’s largest and leading regional celebration of storytelling, literature and ideas. They are renowned for their relaxed atmosphere and for delivering a diverse program of stimulating and entertaining conversations that celebrate storytelling in all its forms. This year’s line-up has includes Hardie Grant authors Van Badham, Tim Burrowes, Marcia Langton, and Corey Tutt. 

Catch Hardie Grant authors at the following sessions:

Friday 26 August

11.30am @ The Saturday Paper Marquee - The Fourth Estate: What’s Happened to Australian Media? panel event with Tim Burrowes, Julianne Schultz, Jeff Sparrow; chaired by Mick O’Regan

4.00pm @ Greenstone Partners Marquee - Collectivism panel with Van Badham, Yumna Kassab, Julianne Schultz; chaired by Jennifer Byrne

4.15pm @ Melaleuca Marquee - First Nations Science panel with Corey Tutt, Krystal De Napoli & Karlie Noon; chaired by Rhianna Patrick

Saturday 27 August

9.00am @ Greenstone Partners Marquee - Truth and Other Lies panel with Van Badham, Ed Coper Tim Burrowes; chaired by Margaret Simons

11.30am @ The Saturday Paper Marquee - Black Lives Still Matter panel with Mawunyo Gbogbo, Veronica Gorrie, Chelsea Watego; chaired by Marcia Langton 

12.45pm @ The Saturday Paper Marquee - On Semantics panel with Van Badham, Yves Rees, Jeff Sparrow; chaired by Julianne Schultz

4.15pm @ The Saturday Paper Marquee - Life in the Colony Today panel with Veronica Gorrie, Marcia Langton, Chelsea Watego; chaired by Declan Fry

Sunday 28 August

10.00am @ Greenstone Partners Marquee - Kids Big Day Out with Corey Tutt

12.45pm @ Southern Cross University Marquee - Indigenous Healing Panel with Judy Atkinson, Paul Callaghan, Marcia Langton; chaired by Cheryl Leavy


All 2022 Festival tickets including 3-Day Passes, 1-Day Passes, Kids Big Day Out Passes, Sunday Family Passes, Satellite Events and Workshops are now on sale. Available here until sold out.