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Byron Writers Festival announces 2019 program

Byron Writers Festival announces 2019 program

The Byron Writers Festival have announced their 2019 program, taking place across six stages at the Elements of Byron resrt from 2-4 August. 

The program includes over 140 writers from Australia and worldwide, speaking at 121 panels and workshops across the two days. 

International guests include A C Grayling, Gianrico Carofiglio, Julia Shaw, Min Jin Lee and Tishani Doshi. Kurdish-Iranian refugee and author of No Friend but the Mountains Behrouz Boochani will attend via live-stream. 

Australian guests include Marcus Zuzak, Tony Birch, Clementine Ford, Di Morrisey, Leigh Sales, Benjamin Law, Kevin Rudd and Tara June Winch. 

The Kids Big Day Out family program taking place on Sunday August 4 includes Morris Gleitzman, Maxine Beneba Clarke, Isobelle Carmody and Alison Lester. 

You can view the full program, and book tickets for events, here