Perth Festival

Literature & Ideas in Fremantle

In the lead up to our Literature & Ideas Weekend we’re bringing a series of thought-provoking, captivating and thoroughly entertaining discussions to Fremantle. Crime thriller lovers can’t miss catching up with Dervla McTiernan or Alan Carter. Literature & Ideas curator Sisonke Msimang discusses memoir and biography, while Barry Jonsberg chats about turning novels into films.

Visit for full details of these four free events.

Presented in association with The Literature Centre

Venue: Walayalup / Fremantle The Literature Centre 

Dates & Times: Monday 17 to Thursday 20 February 6pm for 6.30pm

Monday 17 February Sisonke Msimang

Tuesday 18 February Barry Jonsberg

Wednesday 19 February Dervla McTiernan

Thursday 20 February Alan Carter

Duration: 60 minutes


Registrations required at

This performance is wheelchair accessible.

The discussion with Dervla McTiernan on Wednesday 19 February will be Auslan interpreted.


Dive deeper into the Festival with our extensive program of pre and post show Q&As, conversations, workshops and masterclasses. Visit and discover how you can connect with Perth Festival 2020’s artists and ideas.

Event starts
Monday 17 February, 2020
Event ends
Thursday 20 February, 2020
The Literature Centre
Venue Address
Knutsford St &, Hampton Rd, Fremantle WA 6160

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