24 – 26 November 2020

Welcome to Ireland’s most dynamic Young Adult Book Festival, a virtual lit-con for lovers of the spoken and written word! 

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Tis the morning of YA BookFest 2020
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All events will be launched at 9am on their scheduled date during the festival
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Each event has been pre-recorded and will remain available following the launch

Join us from November 24th–26th 2020 and let us open your mind to a world of wonder and hope!   



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We are delighted to announce the Pigott Poetry Prize 2023 Competition.

The winner will receive the largest poetry prize of €12,000, and the two shortlisted finalists each receive €1,000.

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Open for submissions - check out our new website for details

Closing date: 6th March

We’re tuned into @RyanTubridyShow this morn to hear @Elaineffarrell & @Leannemcck share stories from their book #BadBridget. Looking forward to seeing them in @Listowel_ie for @WritersWeek this June!

Our first major announcement for 2023. Thank you to ⁦ @MartinDoyleIT⁩ for the coverage.

A Big Thank You to Our Sponsors!