Programme of Events

Thursday 4 July, 2019

“Welcome to Wexford Literary Festival”: Enniscorthy Library, Lymington Rd

Details of Guest Speaker coming soon.

Friday 5 July, 2019

Daily Children’s Events: Enniscorthy Library

Evening Event: Awards Ceremony

6pm – 10pm The Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy

Enjoy meeting the Visual Artists responsible for the Art that accompanies stories written by local Wexford Authors on display at The Centre.

Enjoy the four shortlisted Billy Roche International Short Play Award plays that are being read and judged on the night; meet the winners of the Colm Tóibín International Short Story Award and the Anthony Cronin International Poetry Award. The winning poem and an extract of the story will be read.

Sponsor of the prizes : Wexford Co. Co. Community Development


Saturday 6 July, 2019: Reader & Writer’s Day

Morning Events:

“Pop-up Poetry & Prose in Cafés”

Hear the shortlisted 2019 Award entrants read their poems and extracts of  stories, over a cup of coffee.

Afternoon Events:

Author Talks & Panel Discussions,

Church Institute, 1pm – 5pm

Under 25s Event:

Spoken Word Competition

The Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy


Evening Events:

Cocktails in the Castle

7.30pm Enniscorthy Castle

Come for the enjoyment of all forms of “words in wexford”. Every ten minutes new and familiar voices will be heard. It is an opportunity for our 2018 Award winners, published Wexfordians and internationally recognised authors to be showcased …