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St Albans Writers’ Festival Program

July 4, 2017

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The intimate literary celebration will see a bounty of the best and brightest of Australian writers gathered in the tiny historic town (population 158) for a weekend rich with talks and ideas surrounding the theme of ‘Escape and Explore’.

For the third year in a row, St Albans Writers’ Festival is back, showcasing writers such as Tom Keneally, Hugh MacKay, Melina Marchetta, Nikki Gemmell, Sebastian Smee, Caroline Baum, Stan Grant, Fiona MacFarlane, and plenty more.

Special guests radio host Tony Jones and film director George Miller will also be present.

You can check out the full program here.

The festival begins on Friday 8 September with an opening night address given by Tony Jones, then launches into an absolutely stacked weekend of events until the closing address on Sunday night, ‘Farewell to Country’.

St Albans is an idyllic and atmospheric village that is the perfect location for a weekend getaway. Ticket sales are already racing out the door. You can purchase tickets here.




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