Meet the

Authors & Presenters


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Liz Byrski

Liz Byrski is a novelist, non-fiction writer, former journalist and ABC broadcaster, with more than fifty years’ experience in the British and Australian media. She is the author of ten bestselling novels, including Gang of Four, Family Secrets, The Woman Next Door and her most recent release, A Month of Sundays. She is also the author of a dozen non-fiction books including the popular memoir, Remember Me; Getting On: Some Thoughts on Women and Ageing and In Love and War: Nursing Heroes.

Liz’s books have been published in the UK, France and Germany and her articles and essays have appeared in national and international publications. She has won several awards for her work as a print and radio journalist. She is an Associate Professor in the School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry at Curtin University.

Liz was born in London in 1944 and lived in England until 1981, when she moved to Western Australia with her family. She now lives close to Fremantle and enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, writing, movies, and walking her dog.

Voyager Writers Room

Women of a Certain Age

Saturday | 4 May | 4pm

Join Editors Jodie Moffat and Susan Sullivan, together with contributors Liz Byrski and Sarah Drummond for wonderful stories of identity and survival. Women of a Certain Age is a celebration of getting older and wiser, and becoming more certain of who you are and where you want to be.

Presented by: Rosemary Sayer  |  Sponsored by: Seven Seas Tea

Ticket: $10 or included in Festival Pass 


Voyager Writers Room

A Month of Sundays

Sunday | 5 May | 9:30am

For over ten years, Ros, Adele, Judy and Simone have been in an online book club, but they have never met face to face – until now.  A Month of Sundays by Liz Byrski, reminds us of the joy, the comfort and the occasional challenge we can find in the pages of a book.

Facilitator: Rosemary Sayer   |   Sponsored by: Night Harvest Wines & Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association

Ticket: $10 or included in Festival Pass


Voyager Main Stage

Riveting Reads: Closing Event

Sunday | 5 May | 4:30pm

Join Liz Byrski, Kim Scott and William McInnes as they talk about the most intriguing books they have read and why they stayed with them long after they had finished turning the pages.

Presented by:  Sarah McNeill  |   Sponsored by: Lions Club of Cowaramup

Ticket: $20 or included in Festival Pass


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LIz Byrski

Sessions


Women of a Certain Age

Writers Room
Saturday | 4 May | 4pm
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A Month of Sundays

Writers Room
Sunday | 5 May | 9:30am
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Riveting Reads: Closing Event

Main Stage
Sunday | 5 May | 4:30pm
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