Julianne Mooney, Programme Director of the Dublin Book Festival chats to Cover to Cover about the 2017 line-up


Now in its 11th year, Dublin Book Festival is one of the country’s largest book festivals. It celebrates Irish writers and Irish publishing, across a whole range of genres, from politics to literary fiction, business, illustration and children’s literature, to poetry and Irish language events. The festival this year, will run from 2-9 November with an exciting schedule of events for older and younger readers alike.

Most events will take place in Smock Alley Theatre, Temple Bar as well as in satellite venues around the city including: National Botanic Gardens, The Gutter Bookshop, Irish Writers Centre, Fighting Words, National Library of Ireland and RDS Library. Enjoy an exciting mix of readings, public interviews, debates, book launches and workshops. Almost all events are FREE.