25th - 27th August 2017
Power, Politics, Passion

2017 Program

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Questacon presents Dava Sobel

In this special prelude event to the 2017 Canberra Writers Festival, Dava Sobel shares her methods and key insights from her most recently published work, The Glass Universe. This event is presented by Questacon.

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Opening night dinner with Matthew Evans

Enjoy a great night out to open the Canberra Writers Festival with Fat Pig Farm’s Matthew Evans as he tells a rollicking tale of real food, hot red vans and why you should never order chicken on a Monday.

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Ministry of Truth

In today’s world where 1984 and The Handmaid’s Tale don’t seem like science fiction, this CWF 2017 Keynote Address asks its guests to discuss the truth and the fake news of the society we live in and how they see the future unfolding.

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CWF All Stars

After the resounding success from the inaugural Canberra Writers Festival, the CWF All Stars panel is back again for 2017!

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Girls Night In: Live and Dangerous

Celebrate the closing of the Canberra Writers Festival in the best and most entertaining company with Girls’ Night In: Live and Dangerous.

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