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Author Talks

The Library’s author talks are enlightening, funny, sad, controversial, joyous, heartwarming and are always entertaining.


28 October 2020

Join Craig Silvey, award-winning author of Jasper Jones, as he talks about his highly anticipated new novel, Honeybee with Hamish Macdonald.

Ways of Knowing

12 September 2020

Please join us for a fascinating online discussion, as Darug women Leanne Watson, Erin Wilkins and Jasmine Seymour talk with historian Grace Karskens about the many ways we learn about the past and present.

Glimpses of Utopia

06 August 2020

Join Jess Scully and Benjamin Law as they discuss how we can work together to reimagine the way we live, work and play.

Going Places with Patrick Mullins

20 June 2020

Award-winning author Patrick Mullins joins us for a special online edition of Going Places — Authors on Tour.