OUR LINEUP OF 150+ AUTHORS, ARTISTS, THINKERS AND PERFORMERS IS READY AND WAITING TO BE DISCOVERED

Alongside literary luminaries already announced – including Ian RankinTim FlannerySeno Gumira AjidarmaPapermoon Puppet Theatre and Eko Supriyanto – we are pleased to be welcoming Wild Swans author Jung ChangNew 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.

Bringing together the best of Indonesia’s literary and artistic talent, we are also pleased to welcome one of Indonesia’s first feminist writers, literary icon Nh. Dini, one of the nation’s favorite poets, Joko Pinurbo, controversial writer, filmmaker and all-round badass, Djenar Maesa Ayu, and Indonesia’s leading travel writer, Trinity.

You can also browse our program of 200+ events, including hands-on workshopsfiery live performances, film screeningsart exhibitsbook launches and more. Stay tuned for our Special Events, Children and Youth Program, and Kitchen Program, which will be announced in the coming weeks.

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.

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