City of Literature

Sharks and Surfboards

With Tim Winton & Evie Wyld

Friday 26 May 3.15pm

Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens

Tim Winton's long hair is windswept as he stands against faded blue wood

Author Tim Winton © Hank Kordas

Tim Winton is one of the world’s most celebrated novelists, winning Australia’s prestigious Miles Franklin Award a record four times. Known as an environmentalist writer with a strong sense of landscape and place, many of his novels are set in the farmlands, deserts, forests and mountains of Western Australia. Here, he will discuss his latest book, a powerful memoir entitled The Boy Behind the Curtain, in conversation with award-winning Anglo-Australian writer Evie Wyld.

Tim Winton

Tim Winton is one of Australia's most esteemed novelists. He has published 28 books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into 28 languages. We're thrilled that he is joining us for the City of Literature programme at Norfolk & Norwich Festival in May, for a conversation about his latest book The Boy Behind the Curtain with award-winning Anglo-Australian writer Evie Wyld.

This event is part of our City of Literature Weekend, 26 - 28 May
Click here to find out about all of the events taking place

Event runs: c. 1 hr


Visit Tim Winton's Guardian page here

Visit Evie Wyld's website here

City of Literature is presented in association with

Writers’ Centre Norwich

UNESCO City of Literature

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