Planning the 2021 programme
Work is underway to curate the third Dingle Literary Festival. This year’s book festival will take place across the weekend of 19-21 November 2021.
The volunteer committee is hard at work recruiting authors, workshop leaders, interviewers and panel chairs for the programme.
In line with public health regulations and current guidelines we are planning for a hybrid book festival. Hybrid means that as many events as possible taking place with an audience, on the Dingle Peninsula. We also aim to have as many events as possible broadcast online for those who cannot make it to Dingle.
For last year’s online-only festival, we were able to bring you authors from far afield—authors for whom travel to West Kerry would be prohibitive in time and cost. We aim to bring you something quite special along these lines in 2021.
Free online events will be broadcast with financial support from of the Arts Council of Ireland, Ealaín na Gaeltachta, Foras na Gaeilge, Kerry County Council Arts Fund and Oifig na Gaeilge, Tobar Dhuibhne, and our generous founders and sponsors.
We expect to open the festival on Friday evening with a keynote session featuring an author of national and international repute. Author events happen across the Saturday and Sunday. The Writers’ Workshops happen across all three days and will be online only.
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