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In just two years, the event has gone from an unknown prospect to one which lights up the city with four days of literary magic
Hilary Copeland on how every piece of experience counts on the course to becoming a creative and cultural professional – an exciting area where there's no typical day
Authors Myra Zepf and Claire Savage reflect on their different routes to publication and share tips for aspiring scribes to carve their own path
Since moving to Northern Ireland Vicky McFarland has turned her lifelong love of books into a business of audio-sensory magic – listen to a recording from her recent collection
Stephen Large's tragicomic take on Dickens' festive tale comes to the Amazon bookstore after a successful debut on stage last year
The revered author contemplates her creative well running dry after an almost 50 year career - and much more - ahead of her appearance at Seamus Heaney HomePlace
Cathy Brown reflects on the 'challenge, honour and privilege' of being Arts Programmer at Bellaghy's dedicated centre on its first anniversary
Aspects at 25 may be a tough act to follow, but this year brings more big names to Bangor while celebrating centuries of writing heritage
The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet reveals how dance, genetics and horses all factor into a weekend exploring his one-time tutor's final collection
The acclaimed author talks about his first novel in 16 years, where the time went and how one unique place not only inspired it, but changed his way of thinking about life and love
An original Co Derry voice
Martin Mooney considers the work of one of Belfast's most controversial writers
Apart from the Belfast Group and the Northern Poets
Fred Johnston reviews Medbh McGuckian's Selected Poems in Fortnight, May 1998
Clare O'Connor tracks down the Derry writer in Chicago
An introduction to contemporary fiction by Northern Irish writers
Writer of comic and satirical genius
Martin Mooney interviews the controversial Fred Johnston: poet, musician, founder of Cúirt Literature Festival and the Western Writers Centre. Pt. 1
Martin Mooney interviews the controversial Fred Johnston: poet, musician, founder of Cúirt Literature Festival and the Western Writers Centre. Pt. 2
The Belfast author reveals, among other things, why he uses a butterfly as a bookmark
A prolific novelist his books ranged widely in subject and theme
From Kavanagh to Heaney with Darran Anderson
Darran Anderson completes his examination of Ulster poets
A virtual tour of south Belfast’s literary history
James Simmons writes in the Linen Hall Review of Autumn 1986
John Michelburne wrote a candid account of the last great siege in the British Isles
From the Linen Hall Library to Writers' Square
Former politician launches his autobiography
Shadow-Box is her first novel
Prolific novelist, journalist and autobiographer
Belfast born Lewis is famed for his Narnia chronicles.
Belfast born autobiographer
Profile of the journalist and author
Naomi Foyle reviews Medbh McGuckian
Gavin Carville argues that NI fiction remains in a formidable state
Review of the Belfast poet's Selected Poems
Harry Hutchinson reviews Ann Barnett's debut novel
'The landscape of Cushendall is always with me...'
Desima Connolly discovers what inspires the broadcaster and novelist from Co Tyrone
One of the most significant 'Ulster poets’.
Nationalist writer, essayist and editor.
Writer of linguistically rich, erotically charged poetry
One of Northern Ireland's most successful playwrights
In this extract of 'The Woman from Kerry' Anne Doughty writes about the disaster
'Dimly one was conscious of the hatred outside...'
After being held captive for four years in Beirut, Keenan becomes a writer
Literary hotshot to read at Belfast Festival
Grass roots poet crying out against 'violence and mindless conformity'
The most accomplished poet of his generation
Critical writing in Northern Ireland
From the Belfast Mercury to the Morning Post.
From the Morning News to the Ulster Echo.
The oldest newspaper in Ireland
Following on from the success of the Belfast News Letter...
Derry born poet whose first two collections have garnered an impressive crop of prizes
Naomi Foyle finds Donaldson's poetic voice 'honed and highly relevant'
'I'm well-rooted in Scotland but for me it's more instinctive to write about Belfast'
Controversial critic Fred Johnston reviews Bloodaxe's take on new Irish poetry
The first working class Ulster Protestant writer to be published to international acclaim
The Arts Council's Damian Smyth remembers the vibrant poet