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!

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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
9th June / Fiction

Lucy Caldwell: Openings. In conversation with Kathy Clugston

Join Lucy Caldwell to discuss her powerful new collection of short stories Openings (Faber, 2024), w
Sunday 09 June 2024
6:00 PM
10th June / Poetry

Belfast Invites: Miriam Gamble & Padraig Reagan

Belfast Invites: a mini-series in which Belfast-based writers are asked who they’d like to be
Monday 10 June 2024
8:00 PM

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