> Skip to content

Article  •  7 April 2020

 

Penguin Long Weekend Literary Festival

In times of adversity, arts and literature have always pulled us through.

Penguin Books Australia invites you to attend the Penguin Long Weekend Literary Festival from the comfort of your own home. We have pulled together an exciting line up of some of our most beloved authors to discuss their new books, and these talks range from 10-15 minutes. No maps or wristbands required.

Please note the streams will vary in quality and sound as the authors have recorded these from home in isolation.

We’d love to hear your thoughts via #PRHLongWeekend

 

Tom Keneally on The Dickens Boy

 

Nicole Alexander on The Cedar Tree

 

Katherine Scholes on The Beautiful Mother

 

Liam Pieper on Sweetness and Light

 

Minnie Darke on The Lost Love Song

 

Bernard Gallate on The Origin of Me

More features

See all
Article
What to put in a compost bin

Wondering what to put in a compost bin? Check out this advice from The Self-Sufficiency Garden for nutrient-rich compost.

Article
Books to read if you loved Lessons in Chemistry

What to read after Lessons in Chemistry.

Article
Sherri Crichton shares the backstory of Eruption's collaboration

Sherri Crichton, wife of the late Michael Crichton, explains in this letter how the unfinished manuscript of Eruption came to be completed by James Patterson.

Article
Look inside The Sea in Me

Look inside the breathtaking picture book by multitalented athlete, musician and writer Cody Simpson.

Article
QUIZ: What kind of crime novel should you read this winter?

Cosy crime, rural crime, detective fiction . . . what will your next crime read be?

Article
Your Guide to the Penguin Authors at ABC RN's Big Weekend of Books

ABC RN’s Big Weekend of Books 2024 is almost here! Learn about the Penguin authors you can hear from.

Article
Penguin Random House children’s authors at Sydney Writers’ Festival 2024

Learn more about the children’s authors who were part of the 2024 Sydney Writers' Festival and check out their books.

Article
What readers are saying about $10 Meals with Chelsea

Chelsea Goodwin, the creator behind the $10 Meals Australia Facebook group, has released a cookbook full of incredible budget eats. See what readers are saying!

Article
QUIZ: Which YA fantasy should you read next

Take this fun quiz to figure out which fantasy book you should reach for next.

Article
Maxine Fawcett on the myth of the ‘perfect mother’

Ahead of Mother’s Day, author of Everything is Perfect, Maxine Fawcett, shares how she has come to embrace the imperfections of motherhood.

Article
10 things you didn’t know about electricity

Check out 10 fun electricity facts from Lee Constable’s new book.

Article
Everything you need to know about hockey romance books

What is hockey romance? Why is BookTok obsessed? Check out this article for everything you need to know.

Looking for more articles?

See all articles