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The Wexford Literary Festival 2019 will take place from the "Welcome to the Festival" Thursday Night 4th July - Saturday 6th July in Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, the heart of Ireland’s Sunny South-East. TICKETS ARE ON SALE later! 

With a packed programme of special guests, workshops and literary prizes, including four writing awards, Wexford Literary Festival has fast become one of the highlights of the literary calendar.

Speakers and Judges include:

To be announced

Our Writing Awards:


Readers and Writers Day, Wexford Literary Festival

Our official bookseller at Wexford Literary Festival is Byrne’s Books and Toys. They have been with us right from the beginning and are now part of the WexLitFest family! Following each event at our Readers and Writers Day, they will be on site to facilitate a book signing with our authors. …

Short List Announcements!

Congratulations to all writers who have been shortlisted in our annual #WexLitFest18 awards. The standard of entries received once again astounded us, from all over the world. Now the fun begins as the judging panels decide on the winning pieces. Wishing the best of luck to everyone. Wexford Literary Festival …

Meet the Professionals

Meet The Professionals Readers and Writers Day November 3, 2018 Riverside Park Hotel We are delighted to announce the return of Wexford Literary Festival’s Meet the Professionals! This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity for writers to meet a literary agent or publisher and pitch their manuscript! In 2013, this event resulted in a …

Last Chance Saloon

  Good morning Just a quick note to remind you that two closing dates are looming … Have you submitted your entries to our Writing Awards yet? And Early Bird tickets to our Readers and Writers Day are almost going, going, gone …   Everyone at #WexLitFest HQ are excited …