Thursday, 18 September 2008

Aspects Irish Literature Festival

Aspects says it's the premier Irish Literature Festival in Northern Ireland, attracts readers and writers from all over Ireland to the North Down Museum in Bangor.

When: 24-28 September
Where: the North Down Museum (formerly North Down Heritage Centre) and other venues in Bangor.

Aspects is pleased to present the one and only book fair in Northern Ireland, featuring established and emerging publishing houses from the North and South of Ireland including, Guildhall Press, Salmon Poetry, Doire Press, Hag’s Head Press, Summer Palace Press, Abbey Press, Blackstaff Press, The FeldStein Agency, Stinging Fly Press, Poetry Ireland, Lagan Press and New Island.
Ever wondered how to get your writing published? Come along and get advice from the professionals! It will be a great opportunity to listen to writers including Rosemary Jenkinson, Lesley Richardson and Mike Faulkner read from their work and talk about their experiences in the literary world. Susan Feldstein of The Feldstein Agency will also give a short talk on the world of publishing.
The fair and events are open and free to the public.

The timetable is impressive

Wednesday 24 September

8.00pm Michael Longley

Thursday 25 September

1.15pm Christopher Marsh
7.00pm Carlo Gebler, Alf McCready
9.00pm Brian McGilloway, Ruth Dudley Edwards

Friday 26 September

1.15pm Shane O’Toole on Liam McCormick
7.00pm Bernard O’Donoghue, Claire Keegan
9.00pm David Park,Susan McKay

Saturday 27 September

10.00am Enda Wyley (childrens workshop)
11.00am Publishers Book Fair/Lunch
12.30pm Moyra Donaldson (Creative Writing Workshop)

4.00pm Young Aspects Showcase
7.00pm Malachi O'Doherty
9.00pm Brendan Murphy, Bap Kennedy, Anthony Toner

Sunday 28 September

3.00pm Mary Kenny
4.30pm Stephen Walker
7.00pm Cherry Smyth, Pat Boran, Emer Martin/Closing Party

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