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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6 hours ago

Flavin’s bookshop has displayed some of the festivals hosted in @Listowel_ie over the years. Between @fleadhcheoil , @ListowelRaces , @ListowelFood & @WritersWeek ...we’ve had good times! We’ll be back 😉

5 days ago

A proud Listowel man, Olympian, runner, teacher, reader, analyst, coach & gentleman. Condolences to all his family. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

1 week ago

Have you submitted your entry for the Pigott Poetry Prize Award 2021 competition – Ireland’s largest prize for a poetry collection?
This year, the first prize has been increased from €10,000 to €12,000 & two shortlisted finalists each receive €1000!
Closing date: 1st Feb 2021

1 week ago

Great show this morn. Such powerful storytelling. @lemnsissay reciting his poem, Fallen, recorded at the wonderful @ebcf last year.

Sunday Miscellany
On tomorrow's show, Belgian beer, Cajun Chicken, and bad manners at dinner... Plus we rebroadcast @lemnsissay's powerful poem Fallen, honouring his birth mother, recorded at last year's @ebcf. With Emer O'Kelly, @tim_carey1, @johnnytoal, @LaniohanlonO @katietheasby Tune in!

1 week ago

We’ve found something to try out in the lockdown! 📚👦🏻 From the comfort & safety of your own home too ... #BookFace Tempted ?

The countdown is on….

2020/11/24 09:00:00

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