Talking Tough Topics <br>with Jennifer Niven

Riverside Archives

This event has occurred in the past

Sydney Writers' Festival 2017

Talking Tough Topics
with Jennifer Niven

Venue Lennox Theatre
Dates 27 May 2017
Category Live Event

Ready to get real? Bestselling author Jennifer Niven writes what she knows – no matter how hard that might be. Her international bestseller All the Bright Places is about a boy she dated in her 20s, while her latest novel, Holding Up the Universe, was inspired by her struggles with her weight and the experiences of her cousin, who has prosopagnosia (face blindness). Jennifer talks with Victoria Flanagan about transforming real-life struggles into stories and how the act of writing can be liberating.

Date & Time:
Saturday 27 May at 3pm

Tickets:
See 5 of the Sydney Writers’ Festival YA events at Riverside for just $50! Mix and match with the following YA events: Writing in VerseLove OZ YA AnthologyExpressing HerselfKeeping CompanyMariko Tamaki Talks the TalkMore Than Meets the EyeDefying ExpectationsTalking Tough TopicsTeen Con and Fresh Voices from Western Sydney.


Explore more Riverside shows

Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy will be captured live from the Bridge Theatre in London. Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Oliver Chris (Green Wing, NT Live: Young Marx), David Moorst (NT Live: Allelujah!) and Hammed Animashaun (The...
Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts one of opera’s most beautiful and heartbreaking scores, with a cast that also includes tenor Piero Pretti as Pinkerton, baritone Paulo Szot as Sharpless, and mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong as Suzuki.

Duration

60 minutes

Ticket Prices

All Tickets $15
YA Package (All Day Pass) $50

Transaction fees apply

Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $4.00