The American poet talks of loss and commemoration at the Ulster Hall
Glenn Patterson's nostalgic new novel recalls the strangely free and quiet Belfast of the 1970s
Glenn Patterson talks with the American novelist and songwriter about Obama Care and The Free
The famous fiery red head novelist speaks of her memoir 'Country Girl' and the outcry caused by the epochal ‘The Country Girls’
An 'intensely visual, evocative' collection from TS Eliot Prize winner Sinéad Morrissey
Mark Carruthers asks Seamus Heaney, James Nesbitt and others what Ulster means to them
Three of Belfast's finest writers pay tribute to the legacy of CS Lewis
Kenneth Gregory's debut fantasy novel leaves John Higgins desperate for the next two volumes
Jo Baker imagines what life was like for the servants in Pride and Prejudice
Padraig Coyle follows the path of Dante's Divine Comedy into Marble Arch Caves and to White Island
Seamus Heaney and Liam O'Flynn revisit their 2003 album at the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann
Maureen Boyle bemoans the lack of northern writers
The restaurant critic holds court in Belfast's Crescent Arts Centre. His style is not to Fionola Meredith's taste
Sheena Wilkinson's award-winning novel is 'devastating and beautifully written'
The acclaimed author and 'chronicler of the human condition' waxes lyrical in Derry~Londonderry
Colm McCann's epic new novel spans generations, focusing on historic crossings between Ireland the USA
Composer Philip Hammond struggles to relate as Glenn Patterson spins vinyl from the Good Vibrations soundtrack
Absurdist jokes, ruminations on rambling and 'dizzying, synaesthetic' descriptions of London are the order of the day
County Down poet confronts death and embraces nature in a prose and poetry reading at the Crescent Arts Centre
Leontia Flynn and Sophie Collins continue a series of free readings on the Belfast Barge
Quercus Ensemble and Roddy Doyle perform at the inaugural children's book festival in Derry~Londonderry
Adrian Kerr's history of protest and resistance in the maiden city 'is a valuable addition to the Troubles canon'
Academics commemorate the life and work of prolific writer and poet Sylvia Plath
Shan Bullock's 1924 novel is republished by Turnpike Books, but is Bullock really 'the Thomas Hardy of Fermanagh'?
Patricia Craig delves into her mixed Irish ancestry to discover Republican activists and the founder of the Orange Order
Initially hesitant, the once 'notoriously combative' critic, essayist and poet eventually finds his voice on a return visit to Belfast
The Poetry Chicks' Abby Oliveira supports the London-based poet and hip hop artist at Out To Lunch. 'Think Hemingway in a hoodie'
Peter Smyth fails to confront the political inequalities that characterised our wee country during the 1950s
Marilynn Richtarik's definitive biography pays tribute to the 'greatest playwright the city of Belfast has ever produced'
The multilingual poet, author and musician describes surviving a stray bullet as 'happenstance' and muses on aislings, Asimov and other worlds
15 academics explain the city's rise to industrial prominence, but author Glenn Patterson's contribution wins out
Belfast's salacious literary scene provides the backdrop for Tony Bailie's latest crime story, which is short, sharp and sleazy
A 'poignant and powerful' examination of bereavement in a changing Derry City by author Dave Duggan
The second instalment in Ian McDonald's Infundibulum series for young adults is a riveting ride through time and space
Robert Welch's moving account of his alcoholic son's death 'should be on every school curriculum'
Nuala McCallister Hart recalls three centuries of music and theatre in Derry~Londonderry
A cast of colourful characters feature in Lee Henry's 'brilliantly researched root and branch history of taxiing in Belfast'
Enniskillen is 'enriched, educated and entertained by the spirit and the words' of Samuel Beckett
Author and performer Reggie Chamberlain-King on crime and punishment in fiction and song
Rosie Johnston's story of Orion the hunter is 'an epic poem in the classical tradition', writes Louise Richardson
Crime author Gayle Curtis is shocked and informed by Anthony Quinn's journey into the dark heart of the Troubles
Diagnosed with diabetes at 60, Malachi O'Doherty returned to cycling. His thoughts on the subject are inspiring
The luminaries of Irish literature photographed in their homes by Darragh Casey. Cup of tea, anyone?
Belfast poet Gerald Dawe's seven collections distilled into one, with 'home territory' the dominant theme
A literary jaunt through decaying Sailortown as part of the 'Poets and Players, Dockers and Dreamers' series
A Scot's take on Northern Ireland's troubled past shows early promise, but 'feels like a wasted opportunity'
David Park chronicles our shared journey toward a post-Troubles future
The quintessential Belfast writer brings 'humour, precision and delicacy' to Polish Cultural Week
Jennifer Johnston brings her latest novel to life and talks how it is a 'sort of disappearing book'
Violent gangs, murderous bankers and a clever, twisty narrative herald the arrival of Claire McGowan, a new voice in crime
Lisa Keogh's deftly written, emotionally fluent account of what happened to Captain Ahab's family after Moby-Dick
Quantum widgets and tarot-reading pilots: a ‘fantabulosa bona’ start to Ian McDonald's Everness series
A documentary about our love affair with independent record stores is 'heartbreaking and always engaging'
The Wireless Mystery Theatre brings urban folklore and children's rhyme together on the very literary Streets
The author and film-maker on George Clooney, Ian Paisley and psychopaths in the room
The author of We Need to Talk About Kevin on why she considers herself a 'Belfast writer'
'A unique and definitive history' of Ulster-Scots, Scotch-Irish and Presbyterians in Northern Ireland
Ben Simon's collection of oral histories of the Lagan conjures up rural idylls and model asylums
Whether it's apathy across the water or sighs down south, the authors at Aspects agree things are only getting worse
The Scottish crime writer hints Rebus may have another story to be told