2018 Canberra Writers Festival

ANU is proud to be a Foundation Partner for the 2018 Canberra Writers Festival which will take place between Thursday 23 August and Sunday 26 August. The theme this year is Power, Politics and Passion will showcase local, national and international writers in an array of venues across the nation's capital including University House and Llewellyn Hall at ANU.

ANU program includes:

On the Brink: Gwynne Dyer, Greg Sheridan, Afua Hirsch moderated by Chris Uhlmann
Friday 24 August, 11.30am-2pm

What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Saturday 25 August, 9.30-10.30am, Common Room, University House 

Every Lie I've Ever Told
Saturday 25 August, 11am-12pm, Common Room, University House 

Growing Pains: The Future of Democracy (and work)
Saturday 25 August, 1-2pm, Great Hall, University House

Citizen Journalism
Saturday 25 August, 1-2pm, Common Room, University House

Telling Your Story: a workshop by Michael Veitch
Saturday 25 August, 2.30-3.30pm, Drawing Room, University House 

The Night's Insomnia: Jen Lush with MC Jane O'Dwyer
Saturday 25 August, 4-5pm at Common Room, University House

Freedomm of Information: A workshop with William Summers
Saturday 25 August, 4-5pm, Drawing Room, University House 

So, you want to change the world? Harnessing passion, power and politics for a better future
Sunday 26 August, 11am-12pm, Great Hall, University House 

Canberra Criminals
Sunday 26 Augustm 1-2pm, Great Hall, University House 

One on One: Matthew Reilly in conversation with Emma Alberici
Sunday 26 August, 1-2pm at Llewellyn Hall, ANU

The Way Things Should Be
Sunday 26 August, 1-2pm, Common Room, University House

Passion, Power & Politics in Science: Emeritus Professor Ian Chubb AC, Jonathan Drori, Dr Cassidy Rose Sugimoto and moderated by Professor Joan Leach
Sunday 26 August, 2.30-3.30pm at Great Hall, University House

A Certain Light
Sunday 26 August, 2.30-3.30pm, Common Room, University House 

Turning Last Words into Music: Andrew Ford with MC Jane O'Dwyer
Sunday 26 August, 4-5pm at Great Hall, University House

The Art of Living Alone & Loving It
Sunday 26 August, 4-5pm, Common Room, University House 

Girls' Night In: Kathy Lette, Annabel Crabb, Nikki Gemmell, Bridie Jabour and moderated by Jean Kittson
Sunday 26 August, 6-7.30pm at Llewellyn Hall, ANU