Words on the Waves Writers Festival 2024
Words on the Waves Writers Festival 2024

Immerse yourself in a festival of stories and ideas on the scenic Central Coast

Announcing our 2024 festival dates as May 29 – June 3.

Our Main Program and Tickets are now live!

And the details for our exciting new venue and program stream The Dip will be announced on April 24.

Words on the Waves Writers Festival is a celebration of words and ideas set on the scenic Central Coast, NSW, Australia. With author talks and panels, as well as evening conversation events, writing workshops, local book launches, a literary cruise, family fun day, schools program and more, the festival offers a diverse range of high quality literary events for both the Central Coast community and visitors to the area.



First Reveal

We are excited to reveal our first wave of authors for the 2024 festival program.


Central Coast Reads

Book Club program

A free community-wide reading program consisting of book clubs and author talks.


About Us

More about Words on the Waves

The Central Coast’s first – and only – writers’ festival.