The Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2017

Held annually in Ubud, the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival has become Southeast Asia’s largest and most renowned cultural and literary event

Event Details

We will fill Ubud with a starry array of world thinkers and artists this October 25 – 29, 2017; join thousands of creative minds as they converge for the 14th Ubud Writers & Readers Festival to connect, learn and be inspired. Festival Hub @ Taman Baca, Indus Restaurant and NEKA Museum, which are all within walking distance of each other on Jl. Raya Sanggingan

Main Artist / Performer

Alongside literary luminaries already announced – including Ian Rankin, Tim Flannery, Seno Gumira Ajidarma, Papermoon Puppet Theatre and Eko Supriyanto – we are pleased to be welcoming Wild Swans author Jung Chang, New York Times Bestseller Simon Winchester, leading Latin American writer Héctor Abad, author of the acclaimed The Dry Jane Harper, eminent poet and playwright Simon Armitage, and lifelong food traveler Joanna Savill.


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