2023 Canberra Writers Festival - Wednesday 16 to Sunday 20 August

If you love reading, talking about books and grappling with the big ideas shaping our world, take part in the 2023 Canberra Writers Festival. The festival will be on campus from Wednesday 16 August to Sunday 20 August. From emerging writers to literary giants, Australian and international authors will converge in the capital to talk about their diverse experiences as chroniclers, commentators and storytellers – and how their work connects to the festival’s evergreen focus on power, politics and passion. ANU is proud to be a longstanding Canberra Writers Festival foundation partner and contributor, which includes hosting a range of events on campus. Highlights this year include: