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Writers Unlimited brings together writers, poets, thinkers and scientists from all over the world to discuss literature, art, science and society. Annually in January in the Writers Unlimited International Literature Festival The Hague, throughout the year in monthly programmes at various locations in The Hague. Our activities take place thanks to structural subsidies from the Municipality of The Hague and the Dutch Foundation for Literature, and incidentally by various private funds, and co-operation partners such as PEN International, PEN Nederland, Jan Campert-Stichting.


About the festival

Since 1995, the Writers Unlimited Foundation has organised the International Literature Festival The Hague. Many tens of thousands of visitors have witnessed discussions and readings by writers and poets on topical themes. The festival has grown into one of the most important international literary events in the Netherlands. Under the motto 'Give the floor to the authors', the festival has involved literature in the national and international social debate. The programmes take place at various locations in the city of The Hague, including Theater aan het Spui, Filmhuis Den Haag, Paard, Koninklijke Schouwburg, Theater Dakota, publiic libraries in neighbourhoods in The Hague and at secondary schools and universities.

The 29th edition of the festival takes place from Thursday 18 to Sunday 21 January 2024. Early bird tickets for the grand festival events Friday Night Unlimited (19 January) and Saturday Night Unlimited (20 January) at Theater aan het Spui and Filmhuis Den Haag has started! From early December 2023 the full programme and tickets for all festival events will be available on this website.



Currently no vacancies are available.