Craig Silvey

Craig Silvey Sat 20 Feb His Majesty's Theatre Sat 20 Feb His Majesty's Theatre $19
Event info Buy Tickets
Sat 20 Feb at His Majesty's Theatre, from $19

Join the award-winning author of Jasper Jones as he talks about his latest novel, Honeybee, a heart-wrenching coming-of-age tale about a young person who just wants to be seen. Rendered in the most poignant detail, this book is a sweetly nostalgic and relatable tale about growing up and getting wise.

Craig Silvey
Craig Silvey is an author and screenwriter from Fremantle, Western Australia.

His critically acclaimed debut novel, Rhubarb, was published in 2004. His bestselling second novel, Jasper Jones, was released in 2009 and is considered a modern Australian classic. Published in over a dozen territories, Jasper Jones has won plaudits in three continents, including an International Dublin Literary Award shortlisting, a Michael J. Printz Award Honor and a Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlisting. Jasper Jones was the Australian Book Industry Awards Book of the Year for 2010. The stage adaptation of Jasper Jones was produced by no less than five different companies, who all performed separate sell-out productions, the Barking Gecko Theatre, Belvoir, Melbourne Theatre Company, Queensland Theatre Company and the State Theatre Company of South Australia.

Honeybee is Craig’s third novel.

Time & Location

Sat 20 Feb


His Majesty's Theatre, 825 Hay Street, Perth / Karboordup



  • Pay What You Can

    • Adult: $19

Pay What You Can | Our suggested price is $19 but you can choose to pay any amount you’d like – from $0. Any amount you pay above $19 will be used to ensure that other people are able to attend Festival events where cost is normally a barrier

To buy this book and others go to our Festival bookseller Boffins Books.


Remember to stay home if you are sick, maintain social distancing and wash your hands regularly. 

Please visit our COVID Safe page for details on how to stay safe at the Festival. 

Thank you


  • Daniel James Grant


  • Supported by Boffins Books

You may also like...

Shaun Tan

A chat with author and illustrator Shaun Tan

Sun 21 Feb

Trent Dalton

Laughter and tears with one of Australia’s most attentive storytellers

Sat 20 Feb

Website by Bravo!