The International Literature Festival Dublin, which was formerly known as the Dublin Writers Festival, was founded in 1998 and is Ireland’s premier literary event. It gathers the finest writers in
The International Literature Festival Dublin, which was formerly known as the Dublin Writers Festival, was founded in 1998 and is Ireland’s premier literary event. It gathers the finest writers in the world to debate, provoke, delight and enthral. Described by the press as ‘boasting a stunning array of top international literary talent’ and ‘the country’s most successful and easily the best annual literary event’, the International Literature Festival Dublin’s line-up is sure to impress.
The festival attracts visitors from around the world annually. The festival is a destination for those who wish to celebrate the very best of Irish and international talent.
With readings, discussions, debates, workshops, performance and screenings, the festival creates a hotbed of ideas. Whether it’s the mix of poets, writers of fiction and non-fiction, lyricists, playwrights and screenwriters, International Literature Festival Dublin brings new faces and house-hold names together in ways that surprise and inspire.
Children’s fiction is well represented and one is spoilt for choice with the calibre of Irish language writers. Come celebrate many specially commissioned events in the City of Words.
International Literature Festival Dublin is a programme of the City Arts Office, part of the Culture, Recreation & Economic Services Department of Dublin City Council (Chief Executive Owen P. Keegan, Assistant Chief Executive Richard Shakespeare). The work of the Arts Office is made possible by the support of the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Nial Ring and the members of Dublin City Council.
If you have any queries about the festival then please email them to [email protected] or call +353 (0)1 415 1295.
17 (Friday) 9:00 am - 26 (Sunday) 11:59 pm(GMT+00:00) View in my time
Various locations around Dublin
Templebar, Dublin, Ireland
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