Meet the Writer's


As part of Rundle Mall’s partnership with Adelaide Festival, Adelaide Writers’ Week will pop-up at Twin Street, between Monday 5 March and Wednesday 7 March.

Rundle Mall visitors are invited each day, between 10.00 am - 12 noon, to visit the Writers’ Week hub to hear daily author readings, purchase books in nearby store, Dymocks, and have your book signed by guest authors.

Monday 5 March

10 am | Author: Cory Doctorow | Recent book: Walkaway

10.30 am | Author: Jane Rawson | Recent book: From The Wreck

11 am | Author: Michael Farris Smith | Recent book: The Fighter

11.30 am | Author: Dervla McTiernan | Recent book: The Ruin

Tuesday 6 March

10 am | Author: Harriet McKnight | Recent book: Rain Birds

10.30 am | Author: Maja Lunde | Recent book: The History of Bees

11 am | Author: Justine Larbalestier | Recent book: My Sister Rosa

11.30 am | Author: Vivek Shanbhag | Recent book: Gachar Gochar

Wednesday 7 March

10 am | Author: Peter Godfrey Smith | Recent book: Other Minds

10.30 am | Author: Mandy Len Catron | Recent book: How to Fall in Love with Anyone

11 am | Author: Stephen Dando Collins | Recent book: Mr Showbiz

11.30 am | Author: Nick Brodie | Recent book: The Vandemonian War


The City Library will take over the Rundle Mall Writers’ Week tent from 2 pm – 4 pm each day with the following program:

Monday 5 March

Robot Demonstration

Interact with the City Library’s human-like robot, Mechanoid, and build the Lego Mindstorm robot and see them run through a maze.

Tuesday 6 March

Read-Aloud

The City Library reads aloud popular titles ranging from children’s stories, old favourites and spiritual titles.

Wednesday 7 March

Board Games

Roll the dice and take your chances! The City Library brings a whole heap of popular board games to Rundle Mall – join in the fun!