Get your pens ready Perth for the Writers Festival!

Launching on Thursday 18th February and running till Sunday 21st February, the Perth Writers Festival has just announced their lineup of national and international writers, artists, thinkers and provocateurs.

Including massive names such as Andy Griffiths, Magda Szubanski, Rosie Waterland and international authors such as Roman Krznaric and the New York Times bestselling novelist Lisa Genova (Still Alice, Inside The O’Briens), the Festival also features a series of panels from Paddock to Print, which showcase the world of culinary storytelling, food trends, influential cookbooks, and the rise of food blogging and photography.



Paulo Bacigalupi
Laura Barnett
Lucy Cousins
Richard Dawkins
Patrick deWitt
Helen Ellis
Jasper Fforde
Diane Fresquez
Patrick Gale
Lisa Genova
Masha Gessen
Guinevere Glasfurd
Lauren Groff
Anna Jones
Etgar Keret
Roman Krznarick
Catherine Lacey
Hyeonseo Lee
Anthony Marra
Peter May
Simon Sebag Montefiore
Felix J. Palma
Iain Pears
Virginia Reeves
Katherine Rundell
Laura Thompson
Laura van den Berg
Robert Wainwright
Simon Winchester


Sketch the Rhyme
Yassmin Abdel-Magied
Debra Adelaide
Todd Alexander
Miles Allinson
Shirley Barrett
Tony Birch
Stephanie Bishop
James Bradley
Steven Carroll
Michelle Crawford
Gregory Day
Andy Griffiths
Jack Heath,
Karen Hitchcock
Susan Johnson
Fiona McFarlane
Richard McHugh
Sally Rippin
Emily Rodda
Charlotte Wood
Fiona Wood
Alice Zaslavsky
And many more!

WHERE: Perth Writers Festival Precinct, UWA
WHEN: Thursday 18 February – Sunday 21 February 2016

For a full list of the artists, visit the PIAF website: