Each Other's Stories
June 21 - 23 2019
The Lyric Theatre - 22nd June
Seamus Heaney Homeplace - 23rd June
For the first time ever, JLF comes to Belfast from 21-23 June 2019 at select iconic venues across the city to celebrate literature and the rich diversity in thought that it inspires.
Curated by Teamwork Arts, the producers of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, JLF Belfast embodies the magnificent spirit of Jaipur’s annual literary carnival bringing its inclusive and infectious camaraderie to the vibrant capital of Northern Ireland with a heady mix of writers, thinkers, poets, balladeers and raconteurs.
The Festival will reinforce South Asia’s unique literary heritage and JLF's international programme while infusing it with flavours true to the proud literary legacy of Ireland, blessed by the collective greatness of littérateurs like Anne Enright, Samuel Beckett, Seamus Heaney, James Joyce, Jennifer Johnston, John McGahern, Edna O'Brien and W.B. Yeats, to name just a few.Know More
Our Blog Posts
Mystic and the Muse: Yeats and Tagore, Reba Som, Bashabi Fraser and Ruth Padel in conversation with Sudeep Sen
Two writers whose work is rich with mysticism, WB Yeats...Read More
Foremothers: Women and Freedom, Bee Rowlatt, Lucy Caldwell and Namita Gokhale in conversation with Vayu Naidu
The theme for this all-female group discussion was foremothers -...Read More