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2010 Australian Writers’ Week

8-14 March 2010
Beijing and Chengdu

The 2010 Australian Writers’ Week will showcase a wide variety of award winning contemporary Australian fiction, nonfiction and poetry, with a focus on ‘True Stories’. Over the week, audiences in Beijing and Chengdu will be given the rare opportunity to meet and hear from six outstanding Australian writers – including Alexis Wright, Les Murray, Robert Dessaix, Linda Jaivin, Alice Pung and Graham Freudenberg – who will take part in a series of dynamic book talks, workshops, panel discussions and forums at universities, The Bookworm, The National Library of China and the Australian Embassy in Beijing. Please see below for event details.

Participating writers

Event schedule


Book extracts

Other resources

Download the official guide (pdf format) here.

The 2010 Australian Writers’ Week is supported by the Copyright Agency Limited, the Australia Council for the Arts, Fortescue, Hilton Beijing, Qantas,  and Austrade.

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