Byron Writers Festival @ North Byron Events - Byron Bay

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Next On: Friday, 2 August 2019 - 8:30am

Byron Writers Festival 2019

For three days in August, 140 writers and thinkers will come together in Byron Bay to ponder the power of stories and the written word in shaping who we are. Now in its 23rd year, Byron Writers Festival has become famous for its relaxed and friendly vibe, open-air beachside location and compelling conversations spanning a mix of genres including music, art, environment, philosophy, health, politics, human rights and of course memoir and fiction.

The 2019 Festival is taking place over the weekend of 2-4 August at Elements of Byron, with workshops and separately ticketed events running throughout the week. Guests announced so far include local literary luminary Robert Drewe, prominent Australian artist Tracey Moffatt, deputy Labor leader Tanya Plibersek, You Am I front man Tim Rogers, crime sensation Jane Harper, Greenpeace CEO David Ritter and wellness writer Sarah Wilson.

The full program has been announced and all tickets including 3-Day passes, 1-Day passes, Feature Events and Workshops are now on sale. For details head to or follow @byronwritersfestival.

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