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Indonesian history, culture and arts at the forefront the 2015 program

From October 28 – November 1, the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) will celebrate its most Indonesia-focused and eclectic programs yet, reflecting this year’s theme of 17,000 Islands of …

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Ubud Writers & Readers Festival launches new ASEAN Pass

UWRF ASEAN PASS OFFERS 20% DISCOUNT Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (28 October – 1 November) has announced the full line-up of writers for its 12th and most exciting year yet, along …

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Michael Chabon, Christina Lamb, The Wheelers and Mohsin Hamid headline 12th UWRF

The Ubud Writers & Readers Festival has today announced the full line-up of writers and first-reveal program of events for its 12th and most exciting year yet, with over 200 …

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First round of UWRF authors announced as early bird tickets go on sale

  After attracting over 26,000 literature-lovers in 2014, Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) is set to descend on Bali’s cultural capital once again from 28 October – 1 November, in …

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Launch your book with us at UWRF 2015!

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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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 …

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No Ordinary Journey: UWRF & Seatrek Tour of the Komodo Islands with the Founder of Lonely Planet

After the success of last year’s post-Festival adventure, in which authors Amitav Ghosh and Deborah Baker sailed off into the sunset with an intimate group of book lovers, Ubud Writers …

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17,000 Islands of Imagination: 2015 Poster & Theme Reveal

We’re thrilled to reveal a sneak-peek of our 2015 poster, designed by the super-talented Indonesia-born, Melbourne-based designer Nani Puspasari. An energising visual harmony of creativity and Indonesian heritage, this artwork …

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2015 Emerging Indonesian Writers Overview

In keeping with our mission to showcase Indonesian literature on a world stage, each year we welcome submissions from emerging Indonesian writers who would like to take part in Ubud Writers & …

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UWRF 2014 highlights reel

Held between October 1 – 5, the 2014 Festival brought together more than 165 writers from over 25 countries in a celebration of global voices, extraordinary stories and big ideas. …

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