Sydney Writers' Festival Education Programs

Designed to inspire the next generation of readers and storytellers, Sydney Writers' Festival Education programs are a unique opportunity for primary and secondary students to be inspired and challenged by some of the most exciting literary talents in Australia and the world.

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Primary School Days 2024

Join us for an engaging and educational journey into the world of literature with our Primary School Days. 22–29 May 2024. On sale now. 

Secondary School Days 2024

Learn from some of the world's most exciting literary talents in our Secondary School Days. 20–23 May 2024. On sale now. 

Russ the Story Bus

Have Russ the Story Bus visit your school and spark a lifetime love of storytelling, reading and creativity. In 2023, Russ is heading North this year visiting schools from North West Sydney, through regional NSW, up to the Northern Rivers region.

Student Sessions 2024

A compelling and challenging program of talks, specially curated to complement the Years 11 and 12 school curriculum. On sale February 2024.