Sydney Writers’ Festival returns to Carriageworks in 2021 for a week of literary culture showcasing the best of public discourse. This year’s Festival theme, Within Reach, celebrates the power of literature to bring us closer to worlds, ideas and voices beyond our own. Program highlights include Helen Garner, Richard Flanagan, Annabel Crabb, Bruce Pascoe, Peter Carey, Melissa Lucashenko, Stan Grant and Judith Lucy.

Tickets on sale now.

Carriageworks is a registered COVID-Safe business. To ensure the wellbeing of our visitors, we are following strict guidelines set by NSW State Government and Live Performance Australia. Help us keep everyone safe by reading our COVID-Safe Plan before your next visit.

Please note there is strictly limited parking available on site. We encourage taking public transport when possible.

Sydney Writers Festival are operating a Festival shuttle bus service from Thu 29 Apr to Sun 2 May between Carriageworks and Redfern Station. Click here, for more information.

Presented by Sydney Writers’ Festival at Carriageworks.