Sports Writers Festival Almanac Ticket Offer

As you might have seen the Almanac has given a few little plugs to the upcoming Sports Writers Festival. As a way of saying thanks, the organisers, led by Francis Leach, are offering Almanackers $10 tickets to a number of session sessions (thanks Francis!)

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Then use the code: almanac


The sessions are…
Saturday the 15th October  4pm Melbourne Town Hall  – “Granland, The Ringer and working with Bill Simmons” – with  editor at large of The Ringer Bryan Curtis in conversation with Francis Leach.

Sunday the 16th October 4pm Melbourne Town Hall – “Australian sports writers as celebrities – how journalists became the news” with Richard Hinds, Gideon Haigh, Rohan Connolly and Merryn Sherwood in conversation with The Guardian’s Russell Jackson.

Monday 17th October 6:30pm Melbourne Town Hall –  “The rise of women’s sport – opportunity or opportunism?” with Angela Pippos, Karen Lyon, Danielle Warby and Chloe Saltau hosted by Lynne Haultain.

Tuesday 18th October – the Student Edition – “How to write your long form sports story” with Bryan Curtis editor at large at The Ringer in conversation with Russell Jackson of The Guardian.


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  1. Cat from the Country says

    Have a great time.I will be at Murtumbateman Field Days and staying with our son in Canberra!

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