11am : LEIGH SALES is one of Australia’s most respected journalists. She is the winner of two Walkley Awards, Australia’s highest journalism honour; recently Leigh released Any Ordinary Day. Warm, candid and empathetic, this book is about what happens when ordinary people, on ordinary days, are forced to suddenly find the resilience most of us don’t know we have.
12pm : CHRIS HAMMER was a journalist for more than thirty years, dividing his career between covering Australian federal politics and international affairs. Scrubalnds was released in July and it's a compulsive thriller that will haunt you long after you have turned the final page.
1pm : JACLYN MORIARTY is well-known as the prize-winning, bestselling author of novels for young adults (and sometimes for slightly older adults). Jaclyn's books include the Ashbury-Brookfield series and the Colours of Madeleine trilogy. The first two books in the trilogy were both awarded the NSW Premier's Literary Award and the Queensland Literary Award. The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone, her most recent book, is the first she has written for younger readers.
5pm : BARRY DU BOIS
5:45pm : EDDIE WOO & ADAM SPENCER has been teaching maths for more than ten years. In 2012, Eddie started recording his lessons and uploading them to Youtube - creating 'Wootube'. Since then, he has amassed a following of more than 270,000 subscribers and his videos have been viewed more than 14 million times. In Woo's Wonderful World of Maths Eddie shows how card tricks, conspiracy theories, teacups, killer butterflies, music, lightning and so much more illuminate the spellbinding world of maths that surrounds us.