Berry Writers Festival - 25 - 27 October 2024Berry Writers Festival 2024 - 25-27 October 2024
Because words matter

Kaya Wilson

Kaya Wilson is a writer, tsunami scientist, and lover of all things ocean who somehow finds himself living in Canberra. His non-fiction writing blends essay and memoir to explore universal themes of identity, gender, and origin. Kaya is the author of As Beautiful As Any Other: A Memoir of my Body, listed by The Guardian as one of the best books of 2021. He is currently working on a queer coming of age novel.


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The Berry Writers Festival acknowledges the Dharawal and Dhurga language-speaking groups who are traditional owners of this area. We acknowledge their customs and culture, which have nourished, and continue to nourish, this land. And we extend our respects to Elders, past, present, and future.

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Berry Writers Festival Partner: BundanonDymocks books & giftsSouth Coast Property StylingBerry Writers Festival Partner: South Coast Writers Centre