Missy will appear at The Byron Bay Writers Festival this August, participating in two intimate spoken sessions across the three day event. The festival boasts showcases with more than 130 writers, thinkers and creative spirits and a world of ideas over the action-packed days.

On Fri August 1, Missy will be joined by Darren Hanlon speaking on ‘The Art of Songwriting’ chaired by Anneli Knight, followed on Sat Aug 2 by an ‘In Conversation’ session featuring Simon Marnie, at  which Missy will make a special announcement …

Missy will also participate with ‘Liner Notes presents David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust: a spoken word tribute,’ at the Byron Bay community centre on Fri Aug 1.  A stellar line-up of writers, poets and musicians explore their personal connection to Bowie, including Missy, Andrew Denton, Andy Griffiths and Benjamin Law with Maxine Beneba-Clarke, Asphyxia, Omar Musa, Luka Lesson, Emilie Zoey Baker and Sean M Whelan.

The Festival runs at North Byron Beach Resort from 1- 3 August with workshops commencing on 28 July. For more Festival information or to purchase tickets visit www, or call 1300 368 552.

Friday 1 August, 1.45pm – 2.30pm
The Art of Songwriting
Darren Hanlon
Missy Higgins
Chair: Anneli Knight

Friday 1 August, 8:00 – 9:00pm
Liner Notes presents David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust: a spoken word tribute
Info & ticket info here

Saturday 2 August, 10.15am – 11.00am
Missy Higgins
In conversation with Simon Marnie (including special announcement)