Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Hodges Figgis Book Festival 2015

Hodges Figgis Book Festival
Hodges Figgis Book Festival
The Hodges Figgis Book Festival 2015 runs from Monday 14th to Saturday 19th September in the well known Dublin Bookshop. There are lots of events and a great selection of different writing, writers and books to see. And what's more everything is free so you'll have enough cash to BUY A BOOK!
It aims to bring together writers from various forms and backgrounds, including the best Irish contemporary novelists, children’s authors, historians, playwrights, poets and musicians. With the finest of Irish writing and storytelling at our core, the programme is driven by the ideas and issues that animate writers across all genres. 

Guests will include: John Connolly; Thomas Morris; Sinéad Gleeson; Rick Stein; Dr. Mark Rowe; Dr. Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch; Marina Carr; Médbh McGuckian; Díarmaid Ferriter; Liz Gillis; Belinda McKeon; Shane Hegarty; Derek Landy; Pádraig O' Moráin; Poetry Ireland contributors; St. Patrick's Boys Choir; the Blazing Salads Food Company, and many more.
A taster:
Tuesday 15th September1.00pm – JR Ryall, head pastry chef at Ballymaloe House will be in-store with sweet
treats from the infamous Ballymaloe Cookbook.
3.00 pm – Michael Barry transports us back to Victorian Dublin with his beautifully
illustrated historical guide Victorian Dublin Revealed.
6.30 pm – Gallery Press launches Marina Carr’s Hecuba, along with
Médbh McGuckian’s Blaris Moor & Michelle O’Sullivan’s
The Flower and The Sea.
Link to the brochure here

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