Buy your Early Bird ticket now and save 20% on your 4-day main program pass

Our sneak peek lineup for this year’s Ubud Writers & Readers Festival now been revealed, and Early Bird tickets to Southeast Asia’s most celebrated literary and artistic event are on sale now.

From Kalimantan to Canada, Riau to Lucknow, our first release of features some of the world’s leading authors, artists, thinkers and performers, including the king of crime writing Ian Rankin, Canadian historical fiction writer Madeleine Thien, the author of now critically-acclaimed film, ‘Lion’, Saroo Brierley, Malaysian political author and activist Marina Mahatir, founder of the Australian Climate Council Tim Flannery, revered Indonesian authors Seno Gumira Ajidarma and Leila S Chudori, Indonesia’s premier theatre group, Papermoon, and internationally acclaimed dancer-choreographer, Eko Supriyanto, plus many more.

Our 4-Day Main Program pass gives you access to 72 events – from intimate in-conversations with some of literature’s biggest stars to impassioned debates between leading human rights activists – and you can save 20% with our Early Bird tickets, available now until our program release on 16 August.

Beneath swaying palms and starry night skies, join thousands of creative minds as they converge for the 14th Ubud Writers & Readers Festival to connect, learn and be inspired.