Over 50 years ago Barthes declared the death of the author, yet the romance between writer and reader is still mostly a mystery. What does a writer actually want from a reader? What do they want from the words? Is the purpose of writing to teach us about the past or future, or is it to comprehend the present? A conversation with three remarkable voices about what engages us more – the subject or the sentence.

Due to COVID-19 and the temporary closure of Bellingen’s Memorial Hall ticketing is running differently in 2021. You can buy tickets to individual sessions below, or use a discounted multi-session pass (you can buy those here). Thanks for your support!
Here’s how to book this session using a pass if you’ve bought one already.

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