6 - 13 June 2024: Click to explore the programme

Come on in to the 14th edition - we’d love to see you in our beautiful South Belfast home The Crescent Arts Centre.

Mairtín Crawford Awards

The submission window for the 2024 Mairitín Crawford Awards has now closed.

Thank you to everyone who submitted work. Winners will be announced at the Book Festival in June!

Explore the Events Programme by day

Book Festival Highlights

6th June / Non-Fiction

AC Grayling: Who Owns the Moon?

We are delighted to welcome to the stage Professor AC Grayling discussing his new book Who Owns the
Thursday 06 June 2024
7:30 PM
8th June / Family

New Picture Books: Colleen Larmour & Ashling Lindsay

In conversation with Nicky Lander
Saturday 08 June 2024
1:00 PM
9th June / Fiction

Belfast Invites: Dawn Watson & Martina Evans

In conversation with Mícheál McCann
Sunday 09 June 2024
4:00 PM

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