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Sydney Writers Festival - Live and Local Events - Live Streamed



Live and Local

Events from the Sydney Writers Festival live-streamed to a library near you!

Enjoy the Sydney Writers Festival without leaving the Coast. Selected events are avaialble for you to view from your local library via the Live and Local live-stream program. Authors include Jane Harper, Richard Fidler and Geraldine Brooks.


Thursday 25 May

Jane Harper - 'Exiles' (Erina, Gosford and Kincumber Libraries)

Richard Fidler - 'The Book of Roads and Kingdoms' (Erina, Gosford and Kincumber Libraries)

Geraldine Brooks - 'Horse' (Erina, Gosford and Kincumber Libraries)

George Monbiot - 'Regenesis' (Erina Library)

Richard Fidler and Peter Frankopan - 'The Book of Roads and Kingdoms' and 'The Earth Transformed: An Untold History' (Erina Library)

Wil Andersen and Brigid Delany - 'Wilosphy' and 'Reasons Not to Worry: How to be Stoic in Chaotic Times' (Erina Library)


Friday 26 May

'Bringing the Past to Life' with Geraldine Brooks, Pip Williams and Sally Colin-James (Gosford and Kincumber Libraries)

Eleanor Catton - 'Birnam Wood' (Erina, Gosford and Kincumber Libraries)

'Good Arguments' - Michael Kirby and Bo Seo (Erina, Gosford and Kincumber Libraries)


Saturday 27 May

'A Life in Food' with Stephanie Alexander and Maggie Beer (Erina Library)

'Crime and Justice' with Helen Garner and Hedley Thomas (Erina Library)

'Great Adaptations' with Eleanor Catton, Holly Ringland and Tom Rob Smith (Erina Library)

'Pip Williams - The Bookbinder of Jericho' (Erina Library)


To browse events via location please click on your preferred location

Erina Library

Gosford Library

Kincumber Library


Click the 'Book now' button to browse the entire collection of events offered by Central Coast Library Service as part of the Live and Local program.

Enquiries: 4304 7500

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