Wexford Literary Festival

Connect – Inspire – Inform

Festival 2018 will take place Friday, November 2nd to Sunday, November 4th in Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, the heart of Ireland’s South-East. 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:

Liz Nugent, Paul Williams, Andrew Cartmel, Jane Casey, Sinead Gleeson, June Caldwell, Hazel Gaynor, Catherine Ryan Howard, Paul Perry, Carmel Harrington, Shane Dunphy, Dr. Sarah Cleary, Caroline Busher, Elizabeth Whyte, Carol Long, Denis Collins, John Kelly. Further names to be announced. Early bird tickets go on sale 1 June 2018

Our Writing Awards:

  SUBMISSIONS OPEN: 1 JULY 2018 SUBMISSIONS CLOSE: 1 SEPTEMBER 2018 LONGLIST ANNOUNCEMENT: 15 SEPTEMBER 2018 SHORTLIST ANNOUNCEMENT: 1 OCTOBER 2018

Meet the Speakers & Judges

      Irish Sunday Times Bestseller, Carmel Harrington is an award-winning author from Co. Wexford. She is represented by the James Grant Group. Her seventh novel, A Thousand Roads Home will be published 18th October 2018. Other books include:  Sunday Times Bestseller and Irish Book Award Shortlisted Popular Fiction Book of the Year The Woman …