Writers & Readers Reading List

It's time to get reading. Prepare for four heady days of book talk with incredible writers from around the world by getting your hands on Writers & Readers speakers' work. Download the 2018 Writers & Readers Reading List and get started!


Discover events, guests and themes to satisfy the straightest and strangest literary appetites. Here are some 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, John Leuthart and Victoria University of Wellington.