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Held on the first night of the Sydney Writers’ Festival, the awards recognise the best Australian writers — including novelists, poets, playwrights, scriptwriters and authors of non-fiction and children’s books.
Join us at the Library as we celebrate 2019 UNESCO International Jazz Day! The Mitchell forecourt on Macquarie St will be jumping with live music performed by some of Sydney’s favourite jazz musicians. We’ll kick off with Dr V’s Swing Thing at 5pm who will be followed by the ARIA award winning Monsieur Camembert.
When you read a translated work are you reading the book intended by the author? Can translators ever be invisible as they try to balance their responsibility to the authors vision whilst simultaneously ensuring the translated text engages the reader? Join this panel of authors, translators and publishers as they discuss the subtle art of translation.