The Dublin Book Festival will kick off in November 2020 and it’s time to get the team together! We can promise plenty of meetings filled with creative thinking, tea, cake and of course, book talk! Marketing and Administration Assistant Intern The Dublin Book Festival is looking for a Marketing and Administration […]

Join the DBF team!


              I am writing to you in a world unfamiliar to us all. A strange and sometimes terrifying world. Covid-19 has affected us all in so many ways. To those who have lost loved ones, we send our deepest sympathies. To those missing loved […]

Open Call for Submissions for Dublin Book Festival 2020


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Thank you to everyone who made Dublin Book Festival happen – the publishers, our writers and illustrators, Paul and our fantastic volunteers and, of course, our wonderful audiences! That’s us finished for this year!   Filmed and edited by Ruth Ennis

Dublin Book Festival 2019 – Thank You!



Caelainn Hogan
Caelainn Hogan was born in Dublin in 1988, and grew up a stone’s throw from Ireland’s biggest holding centre for adoptions. Her journalism has featured in The New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, The New Yorker, VICE magazine, The Guardian, Al Jazeera English, The Irish Times and The Dublin Review.  In her […]

DBF Interviews: Caelainn Hogan


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The Lilliput Press was founded in 1984 by Antony Farrell in County Westmeath. Jonathan Swift spent his summers in a house nearby, and derived the name Lilliput from a local townland. The office was moved to its present locale in Arbour Hill, Stoneybatter, Dublin 7, in 1989. More than 600 titles […]

DBF Interviews: Antony Farrell


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We interviewed author Sarah Webb and illustrator Graham Corcoran, the people behind Dare to Dream: Irish People Who Took on the World (and Won!), ahead of Sarah’s Interactive Family History Event, which is part of this year’s Children’s Programme. Read on to find out more about their research, the challenges in putting the book together and their favourite inclusion! […]

DBF Interviews: Sarah Webb and Graham Corcoran