Submission Call for the Mairtín Crawford Awards 2019

We are delighted to open the submission window for the 3rd Poetry Award and the 2nd Short Story Award. 

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Book Festival Highlights

7th June / Current Affairs

David Kogan: Protest and Power - The Battle for The Labour Party

We are delighted to open the Belfast Book Festival 2019 with David Kogan as he discusses his new b
Friday 07 June 2019
6:00 PM
8th June / Theatre

Cake Daddy

By Ross Anderson-Doherty & Lachlan Philpott Directed by Alyson Campbell  
Saturday 08 June 2019
9:30 PM
11th June / Lifestyle

Jack Monroe

  In Conversation with Elizabeth Nelson  
Tuesday 11 June 2019
7:30 PM
12th June / Poetry

Shane Koyczan

  Supported by Alice McCullough
Wednesday 12 June 2019
8:30 PM
15th June / Current Affairs

Mariam Khan: It’s Not About The Burqa

What does it mean, exactly, to be a Muslim woman in the West today? According to the media, it&rs
Saturday 15 June 2019
5:00 PM
15th June / Fiction

The Politics of Fiction

A panel discussion with Roddy Doyle, John Boyne & Kit de Waal Chaired by Paul McVeigh  
Saturday 15 June 2019
8:00 PM

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