Adelaide Writers’ Week

Interview: Ben Okri talks The Freedom Artist and literary festivals

February 27, 2019

Whilst he was in the country for both Perth Writers Week and Adelaide Writers’ Week, I had the chance to sit down with author, poet and Man Booker Prize winning novelist Ben Okri to chat about his new novel The Freedom Artist. Set in a world uncomfortably like our own, The Freedom Artist is a […]

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Adelaide Festival announces 2017 lineup

November 3, 2016

Rufus Wainwright, Berlin’s Schaubühne Theater, and the premiere of RED, starring Cate Blanchett head up the bill for artistic directors Neil Armfield and Rachel Healy‘s debut festival. Over thirty arts events will take place over the 17 day period, running from March 3rd until March 19th. The lineup includes 16 Australian premieres, 17 Adelaide exclusives, […]

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FRINGE WORLD Festival releases 2016 Festival Impact Report – and the future looks bright!

July 12, 2016

Perth’s FRINGE WORLD Festival has released it’s annual Festival Impact Report, which covers the significant and positive social, cultural, and business impacts the yearly event has on both the city and the state as a whole. 713 events were spread across 159 venues, featuring 3,381 artists, both local and international. It is recognised as the third […]

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Richard Dawkins, Alexander McCall Smith, Lauren Groff and more heading to Adelaide

January 29, 2016

A whole host of local and international authors, writers and public thinkers will be decamping to Adelaide at the end of February for the 31st instalment of the Adelaide Writers’ Week; a week long celebration as part of the Adelaide Festival. The event will feature over 90 writers in conversation, across six days from the […]

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