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The luminaries of Irish literature photographed in their homes by Darragh Casey. Cup of tea, anyone?
Author Matt McGuire might have moved to Australia, but his debut novel is rooted in his home town of Belfast
Watch video of Seamus Heaney, Sinéad Morrissey and others reading their favourite verses ahead of the 2012 John Hewitt International Summer School
Belfast poet Gerald Dawe's seven collections distilled into one, with 'home territory' the dominant theme
Librarian Dewey Decimal on our erstwhile reading habits and the potential for 'a new climax in erotic literature'
A plaque dedicated to the iconic Belfast writer placed him 'on the Belfast Literary Trail'
Author Daniel Jewesbury's Talking Heads 'walking narrative' is part of the 'Poets and Players, Dockers and Dreamers' festival
After a long bus ride to Enniskillen, John Higgins declines a haircut to take in the full festival programme
A literary jaunt through decaying Sailortown as part of the 'Poets and Players, Dockers and Dreamers' series
Watch video of author Jen Campbell talking about her bestselling book in Waterstone's, Belfast
The author of The Light of Amsterdam says he'll never write anything on the Troubles again
A Scot's take on Northern Ireland's troubled past shows early promise, but 'feels like a wasted opportunity'
Receiving the Major Individual Artist Award from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland has allowed the poet time to dream
The English-born author has made the Walled City his home. With a new book out, he ponders questions of existence
The Belfast Book Festival guest on being a multi-genre performer and why Bob Dylan is no poet
The actor, director and now memoirist on his long career, his family and the one role he'd still love to play
Festival director Hugh Odling-Smee on themes, big name writers and what to see come June 11
An award from the Arts Council let the Belfast author write her new book in six months, not six years
Belfast author Gavin Weston's new book chronicles the hardships experienced by women and children
Authors Martin Amis and David Grossman are coming to the Lyric Theatre to talk about their very different novels
David Park chronicles our shared journey toward a post-Troubles future
Author Glenn Patterson visits some of the Belfast locations mentioned in his book The Mill for Grinding Old People Young
Author and historian Gary Law hosts a pub quiz at the Grove Library in Belfast
Carolyn Jess-Cooke's books are full of angels and demons, but the writer rejects being pigeon-holed as 'strictly' a fantasy author
The Mill for Grinding Old People Young, the latest novel by author Glenn Patterson, has been selected as Belfast’s first ‘One City One Book’ read. Watch video of him reading from his novel and find out what events are coming up.
The former Blackstaff Press managing director on keeping an open mind and looking for the unexpected
Queen's Film Theatre show a series of films chosen by the author of The Mill For Grinding Old People Young
The quintessential Belfast writer brings 'humour, precision and delicacy' to Polish Cultural Week
The author and journalist on the One City One Book initiative, and seeing his city anew
Find out what talks, tours and film screenings are happening near you this month
The inaugural festival kicks off August 23. Watch video and book tickets now
The Derry~Londonderry author on her Young Adult debut, social networking and the benefits of a Donegal beach
Newry author talks about her debut novel, Venice and 'a mad robin who gets going around midnight'
Jennifer Johnston brings her latest novel to life and talks how it is a 'sort of disappearing book'
Fionola Meredith talks to her father, Titanic author Michael McCaughan, about our continued fascination with the doomed liner
Violent gangs, murderous bankers and a clever, twisty narrative herald the arrival of Claire McGowan, a new voice in crime
Debut novelist takes on the tough topics of race, murder and class in The Fall
The children's author on button boxes, reading in public and living on an island 'off the edge of Donegal'
After the move to Glasgow the self-confessed perfectionist on political poetry and the allure of debut collections
Darran McCann on the increasing popularity of historical fiction and hearing stories in pubs Pages