Program Category: Workshops

Elevate your literary abilities with the our Workshop series, conducted by some of the Festival’s most dynamic authors, artists, thinkers and performers in various venues across Ubud.

With limited seats available, we strongly advise that Workshops are booked well in advance. Please bring your booking confirmation to the event as proof of purchase.


Workshop: Poetry with Purpose

25 Oct 2017 14:00 /

Young women under 30 can strengthen their voices with poet, writer and literary activist Clarasia Kiky, and producer and book publisher Olin Monteiro. This in-depth, three-hour Arts for Women performance …

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Workshop: A Competitive Edge

26 Oct 2017 14:00

How do you get the attention of agents and editors? How is a story selected from hundreds of competition entries? Paul McVeigh has been on both sides – a writer …

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Workshop: Investigative Journalism

26 Oct 2017 14:00

Intrepid Indonesian journalist Andreas Harsono has long been at the vanguard of investigative journalism in the region. In this workshop he will introduce you to the key strengths and challenges …

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Workshop: Menggali Inspirasi

27 Oct 2017 09:00

Jangan jadikan kehilangan inspirasi sebagai alasan untuk tidak berkarya. Bersama sosok sastra ternama, Joko Pinurbo, dan Harian Kompas, ikuti kelas ini untuk menggali inspirasi dari hal-hal yang ada di sekeliling …

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Workshop: The Plot Thickens

27 Oct 2017 09:00

Sophie Cunningham has been on the publishing scene in Australia for 30 years. In this workshop she’ll unravel a range of pertinent plot-related questions: What are the different types of …

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Workshop: From Page to Stage

27 Oct 2017 09:00

Tanika Gupta and Lachlan Philpott have successful international theatre writing careers. In this interactive workshop they’ll offer insights into the industry, examine the craft of playwriting in detail, and reveal …

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Workshop: Origins, Objects and Metaphors

27 Oct 2017 14:00

Join Josephine Wilson for an exploratory workshop into the origins of a novel, and the hidden work of writing. Drawing on her experience of writing Extinctions (winner of the 2017 …

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Workshop: Travel for Trade

28 Oct 2017 09:00

Hit the road with Ian Neubauer, author of the world’s first educational app about the business of travel writing, 10 Steps to Travel Writing for Money. Covering everything from current …

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Workshop: Writing Online

28 Oct 2017 14:00

Working as a journalist since 2001, Brigid Delaney is now a familiar name in the online journalism arena. She’s written for the Telegraph in London and CNN.com, was news editor …

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Workshop: Character Building

28 Oct 2017 14:00

Writing compelling characters is hard, but thrilling – readers need to be enticed to dive in and fall in love (or hate!) with them. In this workshop, look at how …

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Workshop: Yoga for Writers

29 Oct 2017 09:00

Unite your words and your warrior pose in this unique workshop with award-winning writer and owner of a popular Tokyo yoga studio, Leza Lowitz. Like yoga, poetry awakens the soul. …

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Workshop: Crafting Fables

29 Oct 2017 14:00

Some of our most beloved stories are fables; enduring tales that transport us into nature and often inside ourselves. Writer of funny, inspirational animal books, Tom Lang will share his …

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