My Friend Anna

Rachel Deloache Williams In Conversation With Genevieve Gannon

SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
12.00 PM – 1.00 PM
Cinema
Kambri Cultural Centre (ANU)

How does it feel to be betrayed by your closest friend? In an exclusive to the festival, New York Times bestselling author Rachel Williams tells the incredible story of Anna Sorokin, New York’s most prolific grifter and the subject of this year’s Netflix most watched series. (Rachel Deloache Williams appears live via Zoom.)

Artist

RACHEL DELOACHE WILLIAMS

Rachel DeLoache Williams was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee, and is a graduate of Kenyon College. In 2010, she moved to New York City and landed her dream job in the photo department of Vanity Fair. Her first book, My Friend Anna, documents her friendship with the infamous Anna Sorokin (aka Anna Delvey), the fake heiress who is the subject of the Netflix hit Inventing Anna.

Moderator

GENEVIEVE GANNON

Genevieve Gannon is an award-winning Sydney-based journalist and author of five novels, including the forthcoming title, The Gifted Son and national best- seller The Mothers. Previously the chief court reporter for Australian Associated Press in Melbourne, she is now a senior journalist at The Australian Women's Weekly, covering crime and social affairs.