The line up for the Dingle Literary Festival 2020 has been announced!

At last, something to look forward to this winter.

The festival will be a selection of live on-line events celebrating writers from Ireland and abroad, poetry, theatre and creative writing workshops.The distinguished line-up features actor Gabriel Byrne and his forthcoming memoir Walking with Ghosts. Brit Bennett and her novel exploring race and identity The Vanishing Half. Nigerian author Abi Daré will be interviewed on her harrowing yet triumphant novel, The Girl with the Louding Voice, while Sarah Moss will discuss her darkly comic novel, Summerwater. Irish authors being celebrated over Dingle Lit include Doireann Ní Ghríofa, Mary Kennedy, Cathy Kelly, Mary O’Donnell and Sara Baume.

Manchán Magan will be talking about his fascinating bestseller, Thirty-Two Words for Field.

Peter Geoghegan will discuss Democracy for Sale, Caelainn Hogan talks to the survivors of brutality of women in her book Republic of Shame, while Mark O’Connell will tell us how to survive the End, in discussing Notes from an Apocalypse.

All events are free. Full programme line up is available through the Dingle Lit. link on the bottom right of this page. So there are lots of interesting things to do this November, from the comfort of your own sofa.

You can support your local independent bookshop by buying the festival authors’ books from us, Dingle Bookshop 2 Green Street Dingle. We can post or deliver by hand if you are not too far away.

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