Perth Writers Week 2019: Our Imagined Selves

posted in Events on 11 January, 2019

The Perth Festival Writers Week 2019 line up has been released, unveiling a week of activities around the grounds of UWA and beyond. 

From 18-24 February, authors from around the world come to Perth for a program of engaging and transformative events, including sessions from:   

Davina Bell // AJ Betts // Kelly Canby // Jane Caro // Alison Croggon // Paul Daley // Trent Dalton // Peter FitzSimons // Karen Foxlee // Anna Funder // Joelle Gergis // Andrew Hansen // Balli Kaur Jaswal // Gail Jones // Benjamin Law// Cassie Lynch // Hugh Mackay // David Malouf // Monica McInerney // Andrew Miller // Heather Morris // madison moore // Sisonke Msimang // Mads Peder Nordbo // Ben Okri // AS Patric // Roland Perry // Deepak Unnikrishnan // Fiona Wright // Eddie Woo // Zheng Xiaoqiong // Markus Zusak and so many more!

"In a world of fake news, alienation and extremism, writers' festivals like Writers Week are more important than ever. They bring writers and readers together in real time and in the same intimate space to enrich and enlarge our lives." William Yeoman, Curator

For insights, highlights and more, read William's full speech.

View the full program here.