We are thrilled to announce this year’s line-up of over 140 incredible writers and thinkers from around Australia and the world.
The 23rd Byron Writers Festival Program features 121 panels and conversations taking place across six stages at the stunning Elements of Byron resort from Friday 2 to Sunday 4 August. Complemented by a series of satellite events throughout the Northern Rivers and diverse writers’ workshops, there is something for everyone.
So dive in, see who’s coming, explore the program and join us this 2—4 August for three days with story creators, idea makers and risk takers in one of the world’s most beautiful locations.
Meet the writers and thinkers that make up our powerful and inspiring line-up of more than 140 Australian and international speakers spanning fiction, memoir, crime, environment, society, politics, poetry, art, comedy and music.
A sideshow of separately ticketed events featuring a curated selection of Festival guests. Satellite events take place over the Festival weekend throughout the Northern Rivers’ region, and many of them are free!
Admits one child and two accompanying adults. Children gain access to the Kids Big Day Out marquee only. Adults gain access to the whole Sunday program but cannot leave their children unsupervised, so will need to tag team.
$120 for one child (6-12 years) and two accompanying adults
$20 each additional child (Pre-schoolers free)
Key information for getting to and from Byron and the event site, accommodation, tickets and FAQ’s.
To the Festival
How to get to and from the festival site by shuttle bus, train or car. Information on flights, trains and buses to and from Byron Bay.