Sydney Writers' Festival 2022 [Rebecca Solnit]
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Sydney Writers' Festival 2022
Rebecca Solnit

The Nelson Meers Foundation was proud to support the appearance of writer, historian and activist Rebecca Solnit at the 2022 Sydney Writers Festival. 

Rebecca Solnit is the author of more than twenty books on feminism, western and urban history, popular power, social change and insurrection, wandering and walking, hope and catastrophe. Her books include Orwell’s Roses; Recollections of My Nonexistence; Hope in the Dark; Men Explain Things to Me; A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities that Arise in Disaster; and A Field Guide to Getting Lost. A product of the California public education system from kindergarten to graduate school, she writes regularly for the Guardian, serves on the board of the climate group Oil Change International, and recently launched the climate project Not Too Late (

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