About us

The International Literature Festival Dublin, founded in 1998, is Ireland’s premier literary event and 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’, International Literature Festival Dublin line-up is sure to impress.

With readings, discussions, debates,workshops, performance and screenings, the festival creates a hotbed of ideas. Whether it’s the mix 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 suprise and inspire. Children’s fiction is well represented and we are spoilt for choice with the calibre of Irish language writers. Come celebrate many specially commissioned events in the City of Words.

Festival Team

Executive Director: Ray Yeates
Programme Director: Martin Colthorpe
Festival General Manager: Aimée van Wylick
Family & Children’s Programmer: Marcella Bannon

Marketing:  Joey Kavanagh
Box Office: TBC
Volunteer Coordinator: Eileen Stevenson
Administration: Radmila Radovanović

Copywriter: Henrietta McKervey
Graphic Design: Red&Grey
Web Developer: Ciprian Popescu

PR Conway Communications

Contact Us

International Literature Festival Dublin
Festival Administration
The Lab, Foley Street,
Dublin 1

E info@ilfdublin.com

Facebook: facebook.com/ilfdublin
Twitter: twitter.com/ilfdublin


We would like to thank our 2016…



Our archive section contains the International Literature Festival Dublin programme and websites for previous years.

Please click on the links below