17 – 26 May


Festival News


We’re hiring: ILFDublin seeks Volunteers Coordinator for 2018 festival

Thursday, 15 Mar

Job title: Volunteer Coordinator Job location: No fixed location Reporting to: Festival Producer Responsibilities: We are seeking a Volunteers Coordinator to run the volunteer programme. This candidate should be enthusiastic, confident and efficient when dealing directly with people. The Volunteers

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Sarah Webb

ILFDublin announces appointment of Sarah Webb as Family & Children’s Programmer

Wednesday, 22 Nov

International Literature Festival Dublin, Ireland’s premier literary event, is delighted to announce today the appointment of Sarah Webb to the festival team. Sarah will take on the role of family and children’s programmer for ILFD 2018. Sarah

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Thank You from Festival Programme Director Martin Colthorpe

Friday, 02 Jun

What do you look for in a literary festival? And what did you find at ILF Dublin 2017? I found passionate and enquiring audiences, and a tremendous bond between writers and their readers. I felt a desire to explore and experiment

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Arundhati Roy Competition

Friday, 02 Jun

Twenty years after winning the Booker Prize for her debut novel The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy returns with a brand new novel. We're delighted to welcome her to The RDS on Sun 11 June at 3.30pm to celebrate

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Yanis Varoufakis Competition

Wednesday, 24 May

After a sold out show in 2016, Yanis Varoufakis returns to ILFDublin to discuss his new book Adults In The Room: My Battle With Europe’s Deep Establishment. To celebrate, we're giving away two pairs of tickets to

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Inua Ellams at ILFDublin 2017

Tuesday, 16 May

We're thrilled to welcome poet, playwright and all-round polymath Inua Ellams to ILFDublin as our artist-in-residence for the 2017 festival. On Sat 20th May, Inua invites you to An Evening with an Immigrant at The Complex at 8pm.

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