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FILL – Festival of Italian Literature in London

October 21, 2017 @ 11:00 am - October 22, 2017 @ 10:00 pm

Two days of events, over 30 speakers, authors and thinkers from different backgrounds, established authors and younger radical ones. Italian, British, and international voices will discuss migration, politics, the present and future of London, Italy, gender, and how Brexit is already affecting novels and poems. Today more than ever, London is a crossroad where the great movements of our time meet. In the aftermath of the referendum vote we felt the need to organise a new engaging cultural event, and this…

Art & Writing | #4: LINE

October 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Poetry Ireland
11 Parnell Square East
Dublin,D01 ND60Ireland

With Sara Baume and Tamarin Norwood. Art & Writing, organised by Paper Visual Art and gorse journals, is a series of conversations between practitioners who work at the intersection of writing and the visual arts. These events bring artists and writers together to present and discuss their work, and to explore the overlaps. #4: LINE participants are award-winning novelist Sara Baume and acclaimed artist and writer Tamarin Norwood.

Sasha Dugdale, Vona Groarke & Stephen Sexton

October 25, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
The John Hewitt Bar
51 Donegall Street
Belfast,BT1 2FHUnited Kingdom

JOHN HEWITT BIRTHDAY READING with Sasha Dugdale, Vona Groarke & Stephen Sexton The John Hewitt Society presents three award-winning poets in the annual reading to mark the birth date of John Hewitt, the celebrated Belfast-born poet, in the pub named after him. Sasha Dugdale is a poet, translator and editor who has published three collections of poetry, the most recent of which is Red House (Carcanet, 2011). Her long poem Joy won the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem in…

International Children Hay Festival

October 26, 2017 - October 29, 2017
Dokk1 Hack Kampmanns Plads 2 8000

This year to celebrate the European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017, Hay Festival is going to Denmark. The inaugural International Children's Literature Hay Festival will be a pan-European celebration of writing for young people. With venues across the city, festival events will be accessible to all and will include a range of ‘in conversation’ events, debates and creative workshops featuring acclaimed children's and YA stars from around the world. The Festival showcases the best of European children’s literature including great Danish…

Helsinki Book Fair

October 26, 2017 - October 29, 2017
Messukeskus Expo and Convention Centre
Messuaukio 1

The fourteen programme points of the Helsinki Book Fair will be visited by more than a thousand guests: writers, artists, experts and influentials. In addition, the stands will host interviews, meetings with authors and book signings. In honour of the Finland 100 centenary, Finland will be the eleventh theme country of the book fair.

International Children’s Literature Hay Festival – Denmark

October 26, 2017 - October 29, 2017
Various Venues

This year to celebrate the European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017, Hay Festival is going to Denmark. The inaugural International Children's Literature Hay Festival (26 - 29 October) will be a pan-European celebration of writing for young people. With venues across the city, festival events will be accessible to all and will include a range of ‘in conversation’ events, debates and creative workshops featuring acclaimed children's and YA stars from around the world.

Krakow Book Fair

October 26, 2017 - October 29, 2017
31586 Kraków, Voivodeship Lesser Poland Poland
31586 Kraków, Voivodeship Lesser Poland Poland

The 21st Krakow Book Fair. Currently the largest renowned media event in Poland. New authors and books from all over the world, exploring the literary industry. Many guests and events are planned, with around 700 participating exhibitors! Please see the event website for full schedule and information. The guest of honor for this year's event is France, with the following invited French authors: Pierre Assouline Pisarz, krytyk literacki, członek Akademii Goncourtów. Writer, literary critic, member of the Goncourt Academy. Ostatnie…

The Gallery Press launch

October 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Poetry Ireland
11 Parnell Square East
Dublin,D01 ND60Ireland

The Gallery Press in association with Poetry Ireland hopes you will join us in celebrating the publication of new collections by Aifric Mac Aodha and David Wheatley, Andrew Jamison and Conor O'Callaghan. Aifric Mac Aodha, winner of the Oireachtas Prize for Poetry (2017), finds a perfect counterpart in David Wheatley for Foreign News: Poems in Irish and English. Andrew Jamison's Stay is the second collection by this award-winning poet from Northern Ireland now based in Oxfordshire. Conor O'Callaghan's fifth collection,…

PLU Open Mic featuring Rachel Bell

October 26, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Culture-Rapide Cabaret-Populaire
103 rue Julien Lacroix

Come and join in the literary fun at Culture Rapide, the home place to slam poetry and all other shenanigans. We have a special feature who is returning after over a year from the Big Apple... Rachel Bell is the author of four books, including Loving The Ocean Won't Keep It From Killing You and Welcome To Your New Life With You Being Happy. She lives in New York and travels extensively to perform her work. She is allergic to…

Erin Fornoff and Elaine Cosgrove launch

October 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Poetry Ireland
11 Parnell Square East
Dublin,D01 ND60Ireland

Dedalus Press and Poetry Ireland invite you to the launch of two exciting new poetry collections: Erin Fornoff's Hymn to the Reckless and Elaine Cosgrove's Transmissions. Hymn to the Reckless, the debut collection of poems by American-born Erin Fornoff, traces an arc from youthful adventures in the Appalachian mountains to a confrontation with life’s complexities, not least in the radically transformed America of recent times. Moving between that America and her present ‘Home from Home’ in Ireland, Fornoff finds a…

PLU Open Mic featuring JaAfari

November 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Culture-Rapide Cabaret-Populaire
103 rue Julien Lacroix

Venez nombreux pour une fête d'art et de littérature, et un tout petit peu de divertissement - pourquoi pas ? Inscription dès 20h. JaAfari est à l image des siens ,le peuple mondial, de culture non bornée, ouvert à tous les aspects que peuvent prendre les mots et la musique. Sensible depuis toujours à la Culture Anglo-Saxonne tant que Français, il aime à se trouver au croisement des chemins d expression poètique. Sa musique & ses mots reflètent sa vie…

36th International Istanbul Book Fair

November 4, 2017 - November 12, 2017
TÜYAP Fair Convention and Congress Center
Cumhuriyet Mahallesi, Eski Hadımköy Yolu Caddesi 9/1

The Istanbul Book Fair by TÜYAP Fairs started 35 years ago and is the largest event in the industry with no significant competitors. With almost half a million visitors, it is the fair with the most access to readers in Europe. Hundreds of events and book signings make the fair one of the foremost cultural activities in the city. The fair is held in association with the Turkish Publishers Association. Organized by TÜYAP Fairs in partnership with the Turkish Publishers…

Hopscotch in the Sky (Age 8+)

November 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Smock Alley Theatre
6-7 Exchange Street Lower Temple Bar

IN ASSOCIATION WITH Poetry Ireland / Éigse Éireann & Little Island Books VENUE: Black Box, Smock Alley Theatre TICKET COST: Free entry, places limited, booking essential Join poet Lucinda Jacob and illustrator Lauren O'Neill as they take you on a magical journey in poems and pictures through the seasons of the year, with their new book Hopscotch in the Sky (Little Island Books and Poetry Ireland). Lucinda will describe how ideas for her poetry come from the world around her…

The Malta Book Festival

November 8, 2017 - November 12, 2017
Mediterranean Conference Centre

As preparations for the Malta Book Festival are underway, the National Book Council would like to announce the first details of its official programme of events. As always the programme of events will feature conferences on themes of literary and sociopolitical importance, book and author presentations, book launches, fun activities for children, readings and much more. The Malta Book Festival will take place at the Mediterranean Conference Centre (MCC) in Valletta from 8 till 12 November and will be open…

Biblioteka International Book Fair

November 9, 2017 - November 12, 2017
INCHEBA Exhibition and Convention Centre
Viedenská cesta 3-7
Bratislava 5,85101Slovakia (Slovak Republic)

The book fair Bibliotéka represents a traditional place for the meeting of those who write, illustrate, translate, publish, print, sell, lend and read books. Through the support from domestic publishers as well as the interest of international publishers, the fair also enjoys a great interest from professional visitors as well as from the general public. The trade fair is the place for meeting and establishing new trade and social contacts.

Tbilisi Book Days

November 9, 2017 - November 12, 2017
Expo Georgia Fairground
118 Tsereteli Ave

The Tbilisi Book Days 2017 is a joint project of the the Book Art Center Tbilisi, and Expo Georgia. The idea of the project is to expand the format of the Tbilisi International Book Festival. In addition to the traditional trade book fair, the Tbilisi Book Days will offer an extensive cultural, educational and entertainment program to the Georgian readers: international workshops and exhibitions, public lectures, children’s events, readings and discussions. Our motivation while organizing the event was to turn…

EuropeNow Spotlights Bulgaria: A Night of Music, Readings & Art

November 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Permanent Mission of Bulgaria to the United Nations
11 East 84th Street
New York,NY10028United States

Please join us for an evening of Bulgarian music, literature, and art in celebration of EuropeNow Journal's 1-year anniversary. The event is hosted by the Council for European Studies (CES), the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation / Фондация "Елизабет Костова", and Bulgarian Concert Evenings in New York. Free Admission. Donations are encouraged. About the artists: Elizabeth Kostova holds degrees from Yale University and the University of Michigan. Elizabeth Kostova was born in Connecticut in 1964. She is the author of three novels,…

European Literature Days – Austria

November 16, 2017 - November 19, 2017
Schloss Spitz
Schlossgasse 5

In the unique ambiance of Wachau, Europe’s literary protagonists meet in autumn for a weekend of discussions, networking and presentations as well as to gain deeper insights into European literature. The European Literature Days comprise a symposium with invited and accredited participants. The focus is on themes chosen annually and presented by the Observatory for European Contemporary Literature, as well as public readings and discussions with European writers, film screenings and concerts. The programme includes workshops and readings for a…

GAUDEAMUS International Book and Education Fair

November 22, 2017 - November 26, 2017
Romexpo Exhibitions Centre
Marasti Blvd. no. 65-67

Gaudeamus International Book and Education Fair celebrating its 22nd year.

Hay Festival – Winter Weekend

November 23, 2017 - November 26, 2017
hay-on-wye,walesUnited Kingdom

Festive magic for all the family, 23–26 November 2017 #HAYTREES – a special project in partnership with the Woodland Trust and National Trust in Wales has been launched and aims to create the first Hay Festival Wood as part of an education programme which will see tree plantings in schools across Wales and at Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The activity will culminate with a tree-themed Hay Festival Winter Weekend. FATHER CHRISTMAS Sledge your way over…

The International Book Fair for High-Quality Fiction and Non-Fiction – Moscow

November 29, 2017 - December 3, 2017
Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
10 Krymsky Val
Moscow,119049Russian Federation

The International Book Fair for High-Quality and Non-Fiction presents the BEST in literary fiction, scholarly and popular-science books. 20 PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES: Belgium, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Israel, India, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Canada, Lithuania, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Ukraine, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Sri Lanka, Estonia, Japan. 30 000 VISITORS including professionals related to book publishing, literary critics, and general readers, who appreciate good writing. OVER 300 major publishers, book distributors, and small presses assembled in a single space. INTERNATIONAL…

Cardiff Bay Book Fair

November 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am
Norwegian Church Arts Centre, Cardiff
Harbour Drive
Cardiff,CF10 4PAUnited Kingdom

Full lineup of authors to follow shortly...

Paris Book Fair – Livre Paris

March 16, 2018 - March 19, 2018
Paris Expo Porte de Versailles
1 Place de la Porte de Versailles

Make a date for the 37th edition of Livre Paris, taking place from 24 to 27 March 2017 at Porte de Versailles! Created in 1981, the Salon du Livre de Paris, which became Livre Paris in 2016, is a book fair that brings publishers, French and international authors and over 150,000 avid readers together each year. A major cultural event in French public life, the book fair is highly appealing for its rich and varied programme and the many get-togethers it offers its…

London Book Fair

April 10, 2018 - April 12, 2018
Olympia Conference Center
Hammersmith Road
London,W14 8UXUnited Kingdom

The London Book Fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels. In 2018 LBF will celebrate its 47-year anniversary. Staged annually, LBF sees more than 25,000 publishing professionals arrive in London for the week of the Fair to learn, network, and kick off their year of business. ____________________________________________________________________________________ Technology’s role in scholarly publishing is becoming ever more important, and at the forefront of the digital revolution are…

Book World Prague – 24rd International Book Fair and Literary Festival

May 10, 2018 - May 13, 2018
Výstaviště Praha
Výstaviště 67
Prague,170 90Czech Republic

Book World Prague is a four-day event featuring numerous programmes for visitors: professional seminars and conferences, meetings with writers, author readings, presentations by publishers, and awards ceremonies for outstanding publishing and creative achievements. This year's focus will be on comics.

Hay Festival Wales 2018

May 24, 2018 - June 3, 2018
Dairy Meadows
Brecon Road
Hay-on-Wye,HR3 5PJUnited Kingdom

Hay Festival brings readers and writers together to share stories and ideas in sustainable events around the world. The festivals inspire, examine and entertain, inviting participants to imagine the world as it is and as it might be. Nobel Prize-winners and novelists, scientists and politicians, historians and musicians talk with audiences in a dynamic exchange of ideas. Hay Festival’s global conversation shares the latest thinking in the arts and sciences with curious audiences live, in print and digitally. Hay Festival…

Poetry International Festival Rotterdam

May 29, 2018 - June 3, 2018

The Poetry International Festival Rotterdam is organized by The Poetry International Foundation. The foundation aims to present quality poetry from the Netherlands and worldwide to an international readership, encouraging poetry translation, stimulating the international exchange of knowledge about poetry, and facilitating an international community of poetry readers. For the forty-ninth time Poetry International brings together the best poets from all corners of the world. In addition to poetry readings in a variety of languages the festival offers films, music, interviews,…

Festivaletturatura – Literature Festival of Mantua

September 5, 2018 - September 9, 2018

Festivaletteratura is devoted to cultural entertainment. Five days of encounters, workshops, thematic journeys, concerts and events with world-renowned poets and narrators, essayists, artists and scientists from all over the world, all inspired by a wide and intriguing interpretation of literature. Held every year at the end of summer in Mantua, since 1997. The 22nd Festivaletteratura will take place from 5 to 9 September 2018. The Festival plays host to world-famous writers and poets, some of the most interesting voices from…

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