Follow your heart through MWF19.

Through the lens of this year’s theme, When We Talk About Love, artists will tell stories of resilience, of heartbreak and of letting go.

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Festival Highlights

Highlight Event

Sloane Crosley: Look Alive Out There

Sat 7 Sep, 2.30pm
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New York Times bestselling essayist Sloane Crosley discusses her new essay collection Look Alive Out There, covering warring with her neighbour's teenagers to climbing in Ecuador.

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Hen’s Night with The Kates

Sat 31 Aug, 6.30pm
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Kate McCartney and Kate McLennan host their own hen’s night in a rip-roaring party you’ll want to forget the day after.

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Helen Clark: Women, Equality, Power

Sun 8 Sep, 4pm
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The selected speeches of inspirational Helen Clark provide a call to action for other women in positions of power. She talks to Lisa Millar.

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Dear Prudence: Live

Sun 8 Sep, 11.30am
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Host of the hugely popular American podcast Dear Prudence, Daniel Mallory Ortberg sifts through the complex quandaries of our hearts with Virginia Trioli.