This week, Red Line Book Festival returns for an exciting eighth edition, with over forty literary events taking place across South Dublin. We are giving away two pairs of tickets to Franko B in conversation with Will St. Leger and two pairs for Internet Famous.
Here are five special events that we’re looking forward to:
Rua Red. Friday 11 Oct, 7 pm. €8 / €5
Franko B is an internationally acclaimed artist who works in performance as well as many other mediums. Before his new exhibition, Unloved opens up at Rua Red later this month; he joins artist and activist Will St Leger to discuss his life, work and memoir, Because of Love.
The Civic. Sat 12 Oct, 8 pm. €15 / €12
Gay writer and broadcaster Liam Geraghty is part of this panel event exploring the marvellous and occasionally murky world of online fame. Hosted by writer, comedian and all-round powerhouse Alison Spittle, the event also features Colm O’Regan, Twisteddoodles and Sophie White.
Áras Chrónáin. Fri 11 Oct, 7 pm. Free, but ticketed
Queer poet Ciara Ní É joins Peadar Ó Caomhánaigh, Úna-Minh Caomhánach and Garry Bannister for an evening of bilingual chat, ceol and craic at Áras Chrónain. Those with just ‘cúpla focal’ or Irish or no Irish at all are welcome.
The Civic. Thu 10 Oct, 6 pm. Free, but ticketed
June Caldwell has whittled down the entries for this year’s TU Dublin Short Story Competition, and the winner will be announced at this special event, which also features a panel discussion on ‘The Beauty of Brevity’ with writers Tanya Farrelly, Mia Gallagher and Lucy Sweeney Byrne.
The Red Line book festival is an initiative of South Dublin County Council. The 2019 festival runs October 7 – 13. For more information and ticket booking, please visit redlinebookfestival.ie
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