Since 1960: Established over six decades ago, Adelaide Writers’ Week has grown into a marquee event every March, showcasing a rich tapestry of authors and writers.

Celebration of Literature: At its heart, the festival honors the written word, aiming to spark intellectual curiosity, drive engaging discussions, and foster a love for reading and writing in attendees of all ages.

Diverse Programming: The festival’s lineup includes author readings and panel discussions, covering a range of literary genres and perspectives.


Venues: The primary venue is the picturesque Pioneer Women’s Memorial Garden in Adelaide. Additional events take place at the State Library of South Australia and the Art Gallery of South Australia.

Past Authors: Notable participants have included Margaret Atwood, J.M. Coetzee, Helen Garner, and Zadie Smith, each bringing their unique insights and captivating literary discussions.

Stay Updated: For the latest information, please visit the Adelaide Writers’ Week official website.