ANU/The Canberra Times Meet the Author series

The ANU Meet the Author Series has captivated the Canberra community for nearly three decades now, drawing some of the biggest names in literature, history and current affairs.  Talks are regularly podcasted and available through Soundcloud.

Upcoming events

Black duck by Bruce Pascoe
22 May 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet the author - Bruce Pascoe

Bruce Pascoe and Lyn Harwood will be in conversation with Bill Gammage on their…

Climate changers: the bad ideas blocking real action by Jennifer Rayner
13 Jun 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet the author - Jennifer Rayner

Jennifer Rayner will be in conversation with John Uhr on her new book Climate…

MTA - Nick Bryant
18 Jun 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet the author - Nick Bryant

Nick Bryant will be in conversation with Mark Kenny on his new book The Forever…

MTA Karron Warren
19 Jun 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet the author - Kaaron Warren

Canberra author Kaaron Warren will be in conversation with Daniel O'Malley on…

MTA - Michael Brissenden
25 Jun 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet the author - Michael Brissenden

Michael Brissenden will be in conversation with Mike Bowers on his new novel…

Past events

Meet the author - Frank Bongiorno
16 May 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet the author - Frank Bongiorno

Frank Bongiorno will be in conversation with Jennifer Rayner on A Little…

Meet the author - Shankari Chandran
13 May 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet the author - Shankari Chandran

Miles Franklin award-winning author Shankari Chandran will be in conversation…

Meet The Author - Hugh Mackay
7 May 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet the author - Hugh Mackay

Listen to the recording of Hugh Mackay in conversation with Virginia Haussegger…

Deep water by James Bradley
30 Apr 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet the author - James Bradley

 Listen to the recording of James Bradley in conversation with Beejay…

Meet the author - Lech Blaine
18 Apr 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet the author - Lech Blaine

Listen to the recording of Lech Blaine in conversation with Mark Kenny on his…

MTA Paul Tilley
3 Apr 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet The Author - Paul Tilley

Listen to the recording of Paul Tilley in conversation, moderated by Miranda…

Pheasnts Nest by Louise Milligan
2 Apr 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet the author - Louise Milligan

Listen to the recording of Louise Milligan in conversation with Amy Remeikis on…

MTA - David Lindenmayer
27 Mar 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet the author - David Lindenmayer

Listen to the recording of David Lindenmayer in conversation with Alex Sloan on…

MTA Julia Baird
25 Mar 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet the author - Julia Baird

Listen to the recording of Julia Baird will be in conversation with Virginia…

Book cover_Meet the Author
20 Mar 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet the author - Ronli Sifris and Carla Wilshire

Ronli Sifris and Carla Wilshire will be in conversation with Kim Rubenstein on…

Book cover of Revenge club by Kathy Lette
13 Mar 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet the author - Kathy Lette

Listen to the recording of Kathy Lette in conversation with Karen Hardy on…

Body of lies book cover by Sarah Bailey
12 Mar 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet the author - Sarah Bailey

Listen to the recording of Sarah Bailey in conversation with Chris Hammer on…