Dublin’s annual celebration of the best of Irish and international literary talent
“That image of Irish women as sexually virtuous, good wives, good mothers and obedient domestic servants was not quite the lived reality for all.”
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Stories Without Borders
Cross-cultural conversations abound in WriteNow, with writers from as far afield as Nigeria, Angola, Japan, Rwanda, Tanzania and Colombia meeting their counterparts from Ireland in a global gathering of minds.
Nurturing Young Minds
Delight in stories of hope, adventure, identity and resilience encouraging young people to be bold and brave as they navigate their worlds. StoryMachine brings inspiration and discovery across histories, languages and solar systems!
Exploring New Perspectives
Celebrate wellbeing, wandering, sightseeing and lots more with Boundless, a strand of fringe programming offering unusual and quirky opportunities to redefine what a literature festival can be. Connect with stories in endless ways.
Growing Your Practice
The ever-popular professional development and workshop strand, Advance, gives emerging and aspiring writers and creatives the chance to grow their practice and take part in a number of hands-on workshops.
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