Friday, 9 May 2008

Dublin Writers Festival

This festival always throws up some worthwhile events. Make the effort and go.

Wednesday 11 June
18.00 Project John Boyne / Lloyd Jones
20.00 Project JP Donleavy

Thursday 12 June
17.30 Newman House Wayne Johnston and Glenn Patterson
18.00 Project Hugo Hamilton/ Justin Cartwright
20.00 Project Values Debate - Roy Foster, David Mc Williams, lan
Gilsenan and Ivana Bacik

Friday 13 June
18.00 Project IMPAC winner
18.15 Project Eilean Ni Chuilleanain/ Harry Clifton
20.00 Project Sebastian Barry/ Jonathan Coe
18.00 MacNeill Theatre Tom Stoppard

Saturday 14 June
11.00 Morrison Hotel Kathy Lette brunch
14.00 Project Marian Keyes
14.00 FilmBase Damon Galgut/ Vincente Molina Foix/ Helon Habila
16.00 Project Philippe Sands/ Philip Gourevitch –The True Cost
of The War on Terror
18.00 Project Esther Freud/ Linn Ullmann
20.00 Project Tobias Wolff/ Anne Enright

Sunday 15 June
13.30 Peacock Theatre One City One Book discussion - Victoria
Glendinning, John Mullan + Bruce Arnold
15.30 Irish Writers Centre Frank McGuinness/ Thomas Lynch
15.30 Peacock Theatre Susan McKay, Patrick Maguire, Carlo Gébler and
Catherine McCartney –Laying The Troubles to Rest
17.30 Gate Theatre David Grossman
20.00 Gate Theatre Ian Rankin and Colin Bateman

Tickets for the event are available from Project Arts Centre on +353 (0)1 881 9613 / 881 9614.
I'd be interested in the Kathy Lette brunch (she's very witty,) the Ian Rankin Marian Keyes and maybe Tobias Wolff. I don't recognise many poets names.

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