About Tickets

Free sessions
More than half of this year’s sessions are free. They are offered on a ‘first in, first served’ basis at the venue, no ticket required.

You can buy eventbrite ticket for the following events.

All other tickets are available from Ticketekonline, by phone on (02) 4929 1977, or in person at the Hunter Street box office. Tickets will be available for pick-up or sale from the Ticketek booth inside the Civic Theatre all weekend during the festival.

Special Early Bird Ticket Deal with Ticketek tickets.
To celebrate its fifth year, the Newcastle Writers Festival is offering an early bird deal. You can select five of the $22 ticketed sessions and receive a discount of 10% on the overall total. The offer is strictly limited for sales between 24 February and 24 March, 2017, and guarantees you a seat for sessions that could possibly sell out. Plan ahead and take advantage of this very special offer here.