Our Tour Leaders

All of our tours are led by academics and experts in their field who will share their passion and knowledge with you in lectures, talks and throughout the tour. Click on their profile to find out more about them.

Robin de Crespigny

Robin de Crespigny is a Sydney film-maker, writer, producer, director and a former Directing Lecturer at AFTRS Film School. While living in New York she discovered a passion for film-making and returned to set up her own production company. In 2008 Robin began a screenplay about an Iraqi refugee who became a people smuggler to save his family. This led to the publication three years later of “The People Smuggler”, which became 2012’s highest selling Australian book in the Sydney Writers’ Festival, won Best Non-Fiction Queensland Literary Award, Human Rights Award for Literature, and was a Walkley Book Awards finalist.


Current Tours:

The Ubud Writers Festival  |  22–30 October 2017 (9 days)