About the Sydney Writers' Festival
Sydney Writers' Festival is Australia’s largest annual celebration of literature and ideas. Each year, they present over 300 events (half of them for free) and attract attendances of around 80,000 in venues that stretch from the Festival hub at Walsh Bay to the Blue Mountains. For one week every May they bring together authors of the very best contemporary fiction and writers of cutting edge nonfiction, including some of the world's leading public intellectuals, scientists and journalists. With the finest literary writing at their core, the programming is driven by the ideas and issues that animate all forms of writing.
The Sydney Writers' Festival runs from 20-26th May 2013. You can check out their website here