Submissions Call: Red Line Book Festival 2021 | Resources | Submission Opportunities
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Submissions deadline: 28th May 2021

Got the write idea? Red Line Book Festival is seeking submissions from writers and poets with ideas for events for the 2021 festival programme. Red Line Book festival will run from 11-17 October 2021.

The objective of this call-out is to provide a platform for emerging and established talents to share their work with new audiences.

The festival invites the following proposals:

  • presenting a workshop/talk on their own particular area of expertise
  • proposing a unique literary event that would successfully integrate with the festival
  • participation/attendance at a reading event with other successful contributors, culminating in a panel discussion
  • submissions may also include proposals for installations and innovative forms of presentation and proposals from writers working in cross-disciplinary contexts.
Applicants can apply online here.
Download Terms and Conditions here.

The Red Line Book Festival is a curated festival. Participation is by invitation only with participants selected by the festival curatorial team. The programme presents a high-profile, quality book festival within South Dublin, providing a wide range of events. The festival engages in the exploration of ideas, literature, culture, creativity and imagination, and includes showcasing the best of national and emerging contemporary writing. In 2020, the festival hosted 40 online events, attracting 4,300 people.

The festival is an initiative of South Dublin County Council. Held in October each year, the Red Line Book Festival is a celebration of all things literary; be it spoken, written, sung, played, illustrated or even just thought! Taking place in venues across South County Dublin, the Red Line Book Festival provides a programme of events and workshops that appeals to people of all ages and interests, from children to adults, casual readers to book worms.

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