LITERATURE WEEKEND IN THE CITY
Watch at Home
WATCH AT HOME EVENT
AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW UNTIL SUN 7 MAR
Trent Dalton’s bestselling novel Boy Swallows Universe took Australia, and the world, by storm. Now he’s back with All Our Shimmering Skies. The little girl at the heart of Trent’s latest novel speaks to the sky and tells it her dreams, letting the reader in on her hopes and fears – and she has lots of them. Join us for a magical hour of laughter and tears with one of Australia’s most attentive storytellers.
Trent is appearing via live stream.
Terms and Conditions
Please ensure you have sufficient time to watch the events refunds will not be given for unwatched or unfinished events.
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What events can I stream?
Selected events can be live streamed from your home. To find these events please see our Watch At Home category.
How do I watch the event?
First purchase your watch at home ticket from our website.
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How long do I have to watch the event?
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How many devices can I watch the event on?
One ticket = one activation code. This code can only be used on one device.
If you purchase two tickets you will receive two unique activation codes. These must be used on seperate devices.
Will any of the events sell out or are tickets unlimited?
Tickets are generous for the Watch at Home events but not unlimited. If you don't want to miss out we recommend buying as soon as possible.
What is the ticket price?
All of our Literature & Ideas events are 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.
Can I use a Perth Festival gift voucher to purchase tickets?
Yes, you can.
Trent Dalton is a staff writer for the Weekend Australian Magazine and a former assistant editor of The Courier Mail. He’s a two-time winner of a Walkley Award for Excellence in Journalism, a four-time winner of a Kennedy Award for Excellence in NSW Journalism and a four-time winner of the national News Awards Features Journalist of the Year. His number one bestselling debut novel, Boy Swallows Universe, broke records to become the fastest selling Australian debut novel ever. It is being published globally across 34 English language and translation territories and has won many major Australian literary prizes including the UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing at the 2019 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, the 2019 Indie Book of the Year, NSW Premier’s Literary Award for New Writer and People’s Choice, the Indie Book of the Year and a record-breaking four Australian Book Industry Awards. Boy Swallows Universe is currently being adapted for the stage by Queensland Theatre Company and for the screen, with Joel Edgerton attached. Trent’s new novel All Our Shimmering Skies was published in late 2020 and became an instant number one bestseller.
|Time & Location||
Sun 21 Feb
|WATCH AT HOME||
Watch at Home Only
This is a watch at home event and tickets purchased are for the virtual event only.
To purchase tickets to the in venue event held at His Majesty's Theatre please see here.
To buy this book and others go to our Festival bookseller Boffins Books.
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
Trent Dalton is appearing via live stream.