20 – 29 May


Festival News


Stories from the City Events at ILFDublin 2017

Tuesday, 16 May

Back in February, we made an open call for a new initiative, Stories from the City, inviting members of the public to propose ideas for events at ILFDublin 2017. We're delighted to confirm eight fantastic events happening throughout the festival.

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Children’s Events at ILFDublin 2017

Thursday, 11 May

Ed Vere & Grumpy Frog Sat 20th May, 11am, The Hugh Lane Gallery Twit Twoo School with Lydia Monks Sat 20th May, 2.30pm, The Hugh Lane Gallery Tom Angleberger Mon 22nd May, 11am, Holy Child National School Children's Book

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Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog Competition

Tuesday, 02 May

Werner Herzog's appearance at the National Concert Hall on Sunday 21st May, as part of International Literature Festival Dublin, is now completely sold out. However, we have two tickets to give away to a lucky winner. Details of how

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Date With An Agent 2017

Tuesday, 11 Apr

Congratulations to the 75 Date With An Agent applicants who have been invited to participate in workshops at the How To Get Published Day at Smock Alley on Sat May 20th 2017, as part of International Literature Festival Dublin. 25 writers

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Jo Nesbo Competition

Tuesday, 11 Apr

On Friday 21st April, ILFDublin welcomes master of Nordic noir Jo Nesbo to The RDS in Dublin for a very special pre-festival event. Nesbo will appear in conversation with journalist and broadcaster Hugh Linehan to

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Volunteer Applications for ILFD 2017 Now Open

Thursday, 30 Mar

International Literature Festival Dublin would not be possible without the incredible work of our festival volunteers. Would you like to join the team for this year’s festival, running May 20th – 28th? We’re looking for

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