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Clare Wright at Bendigo Writers Festival, Opening Gala (VIC)

What happens when a veteran interviewer becomes the interviewee? Join historian and author Professor Clare Wright as she turns the spotlight on political journalist, podcaster and television presenter, Annabel Crabb in the Festival’s intimate opening event.

Includes special performances by acclaimed poets Jazz Money and Sara M Saleh.

Professor Clare Wright OAM is an award-winning historian, author, broadcaster and public commentator who has worked in politics, academia and the media. Clare is currently Professor of History and Professor of Public Engagement at La Trobe University. In 2020, Clare was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for ‘services to literature and to historical research’. She is the author of four works of history, including the best-selling The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka and You Daughters of Freedom, the first two instalments of her Democracy Trilogy. She is popular public speaker, panellist and interviewer and makes frequent appearances at literary festivals and on radio and television.

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