‘If we winter this one out, we can summer anywhere.’ – Seamus Heaney
International Literature Festival Dublin have announced today that the 2020 festival will be postponed. The safety of their audiences, festival guests, staff and volunteers is of paramount importance and the recent developments with the COVID-19 virus led to the decision postpone this year’s festival (scheduled to run May 15-24th 2020).
The organisers will present a reimagined version of the festival in Autumn 2020 and revised programme details will be made available in the coming months. Stay tuned to http://ilfdublin.com/ for more info.
To keep you entertained in the meantime, watch out for new and archive content online. As mentioned in today’s statement: ‘Writers and their imaginations have never felt more valuable than they do today.’
Date With An Agent 2020 will now take place at a later date and the deadline for submissions has been extended. Ticket-holders will be contacted.