Tickets are now on sale.
Michael Parkinson is headlining the festival in conversation with his son Mike. Donal Ryan, Pauline Bewick and Nuala O'Connor are also confirmed.
Cathy Cassidy will lead the family programme. Sarah Crossan, Patrick Ness and Louise O'Neill will join us to talk about their bestselling Young Adult books.
Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Muldoon, Theo Dorgan and AE Stallings are just some of the poets that will feature in the Poetry Now segment.
Here's the poetry but there's lots lots more
|Friday March 11th||8.30pm||A.E. Stallings & Ciaran Carson||dlr LexIcon, The Studio|
|Saturday March 12th||10.00am||Poetry Masterclass with Colette Bryce||dlr LexIcon|
|Saturday March 12th||10.00am||Poetry Masterclass with A.E. Stallings||dlr LexIcon|
|Saturday March 12th||10.00am||Paul Muldoon Masterclass for Teenage Poets||dlr LexIcon|
|Saturday March 12th||12.30pm||The Irish Times Poetry Now Award||dlr LexIcon, The Studio|
|Saturday March 12th||2.30pm||Martin Dyar & Doireann Ní Ghríofa||dlr LexIcon, The Studio|
|Saturday March 12th||4.30pm||Colette Bryce & Frances Leviston||dlr LexIcon, The Studio|
|Saturday March 12th||6.30pm||Paul Muldoon introduced by Mick Heaney||Pavilion Theatre|
|Sunday March 13th||10.30am||Poetry Masterclass with Frances Leviston||dlr LexIcon|
|Sunday March 13th||11.00am||Poetry Masterclass with Doireann Ní Ghríofa||dlr LexIcon|
|Sunday March 13th||2.00pm||Shine/Strong Poetry Award Reading||dlr LexIcon, The Studio|
|Sunday March 13th||4.00pm||Theo Dorgan & Thomas McCarthy||dlr LexIcon, The Studio|
|Sunday March 13th||5.30pm||Maram al-Masri & Martha Serpas||dlr LexIcon, The Studio|