Ticketing & General Information
Festival Friends Membership
Support BWF and receive exclusive benefits for just $75 per year. Benefits include:
- 20% discount on festival tickets and passes
- Discounts on online events throughout the year
- Invitations to exclusive events including the Program Launch in March and the End of Year Event in December
Brisbane Writers Festival Events
Festival Friend: $20
Festival Passes also available.
Purchase a pass to redeem a number of events across a day or the whole festival.
Festival Pass (in-person events)
Festival Friend: $255
5-Event Pass (in-person events)
Festival Friend: $75
Early Bird (available March 15–31): $8
School groups receive one complimentary teacher/supervisor ticket per 15 student tickets.
Word Play Online
Individual session downloads: $18 per class
Individual session downloads: $10 per family
Word Play Online Passes also available.
Please note: family tickets cannot be projected or watched on multiple devices at once. Online events are available from Tuesday 3 May, they can be watched anytime until the end of term 4. School bookings are to be paid by credit card.
Word Play Online Pass
Family: $40 subscription
Schools under 100 students: $50 subscription
Schools 100–500 students: $80 subscription
Schools over 500 students: $110 subscription
Please note: family tickets cannot be projected or watched on multiple devices at once. All online events will appear in your account on May 3rd 2022. They can be watched anytime until the end of term 4. School bookings are to be paid by credit card.
Festival Friend: $8
Online Pass also available.
Includes all online events as part of the 2022 program.
Festival Friend: $40
Does not include Word Play Online. All online events will appear in your account on May 3rd 2022.
- All tickets can be purchased online, but if you have any questions please contact the Festival Office on 07 3216 0694, Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm.
- Concession tickets are available for full time students, Health Care Card holders, Pension Card holders and Senior Card holders.
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Books from Brisbane Writers Festival authors can be purchased online and at the festival from our official bookseller, the Library Shop.