Words on the Street - European Literature Night


Wed 20 May

6.30pm – 8:30pm

Twelve Countries, Twelve Voices, Twelve Venues – One Great Evening

Sample the best of contemporary European writing as works from 12 countries are read by Irish celebrities in 12 unusual venues around the Parnell Square area. First reading at each venue 6:30pm. Each reading repeated every 30 minutes. Final reading 8:30pm.

At the Irish Writers Centre, and in partnership with Alliance Francaise, we are delighted to welcome UTV presenter Jenny Buckley who will be reading from The Elegance of the Hedgehog (L'Élégance du hérisson) – a novel by the French novelist and professor of philosophy Muriel Barbery.

The full programme with map available in early May from Dublin libraries, Fáilte Ireland tourist offices, venues and online at www.dublincityofliterature.ie

A Dublin UNESCO City of Literature project in partnership with Alliance Francaise, British Council, Goethe Institut, Instituto Cervantes, Italian Institute of Culture, embassies of Austria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Malta, The Netherlands, Poland, Romania and the Romanian Cultural Institute.

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