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2015 DATES ANNOUNCED!

Circle October 28 – November 1 on your calendars, as that is when we’ll be celebrating the theme 17,000 Islands of Imagination right here in Bali’s cultural heartland with a host of incredible writers, artists… and you!

The theme is also that chosen by the Frankfurt Book Fair (to be held mid-October) for this year’s Guest of Honour Nation, Indonesia. The Festival has elected to present a united front in order to best showcase the rich literature and arts of the country to the world.

EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE JULY 22

Early Bird Tickets will go on sale July 22 via our Buy Tickets page, along with the Festival’s first release of writers, thinkers, artists, advocates and social commentators from across Indonesia and the globe. By buying an Early Bird Ticket you save 20% off the 4 DAY PASS, valid for the 4 days of riveting Main Program events (including panels, in-conversations, discussions, talks and more), from October 29 – November 1.

FULL PROGRAM REVEAL AUGUST 19

Stay tuned for our full Program reveal, scheduled for August 19, 2015.

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Join our free Arts Program this year

Every year Ubud Writers & Readers Festival opens its doors to including art exhibitions, performances, musical events and more as part of its free Arts Program. In 2014 these included a raucous cabaret extravaganza, an exhibition inspired by and created out of the plastic waste crisis in Bali, a performance of the music and dance of […]

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Launch your book with us at UWRF 2015!

“The author readings were a huge success; the audience … stayed focused as they soaked in the stories we read out from around the world.” Launch your book at Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, October 28 – November 1, 2015 and reach your next biggest fan. Not only a chance to host a memorable event, Book […]

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UWRF Schools Program

Each year UWRF’s writers, artists and performers present workshops for schools in Bali and across Indonesia. Students can take part in interactive workshops with fiction writers, slam poets, journalists, musicians, zine makers and graphic novelists. As part of the 2014 School Program, last year the Festival journeyed to Canggu Community School for the Global Initiatives Networking Conference, […]

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