SOLD OUT – Sydney Writers’ Festival – The Nature Conservancy’s Nature Writing Prize 2021

With Alison Rowe and Ashley Hay

The Nature Conservancy Australia’s Nature Writing Prize promotes and celebrates the art of nature writing in Australia, working to encourage a greater appreciation of our magnificent landscapes. Join Alison Rowe, Managing Director of The Nature Conservancy, for the announcement of the winner and runner-up, as judged by Tara June Winch and Geordie Williamson. The winner will appear in conversation with Griffith Review Editor Ashley Hay.

When: 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Friday 30 April 2021

Where: Carriageworks Elston Room, 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh

Tickets: Free!

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Meet the panel

Alison Rowe is The Nature Conservancy Australia’s Managing Director. She has 16 years of experience across the environmental sustainability field. Alison is Chair of the Infrastructure Sustainability Council Australia.

Ashley Hay is an essayist and novelist based in Brisbane. Her most recent novel is A Hundred Small Lessons. She is the editor of Griffith Review.


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