Take 5 Pass

Beat the Writers & Readers rush and grab your Take 5 Pass now. You'll get a 20% discount on tickets (excluding special sessions), plus first pick of the full programme before it goes on sale to the general public on 8 February 2018. 

That's five hours of booklovers bliss for just $75! 


Discover events, guests and themes to satisfy the straightest and strangest literary appetites. Here are a few of the incredible voices to be heard at Writers & Readers in 2018. We're busy creating keynote sessions, panel discussions, debates and workshops and will be revealing the full programme of events on 1 February.

Thanks to

Arts Access Aotearoa, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Australian High Commission, Canada Council for the Arts, Circa Theatre, Creative New Zealand, Embassy of United States of America, The Lion Foundation, National Library of New Zealand, New Zealand Book Council, Norwegian Literature Abroad, Stout Trust, Unity Books, and Victoria University of Wellington.