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Our Members

Any literary event, no matter what their size or location is welcome to join

Borris House Festival of Writing and Ideas

Annual weekend-long gathering of international writers across all genres in a bucolic setting in Ireland

Bergen International Literary Festival

The Bergen International Literary Festival for Non-Fiction and Fiction (LitFestBergen) presents international and Norwegian literature of high quality.

Bradford Literature Festival

BLF has been hailed as ‘one of the most innovative and inspirational festivals in the UK’, bringing together literature from all genres

Bloody Scotland

Bloody Scotland seeks to further the development of Scottish crime writing by bringing together unpublished, debut, sophomore, and best-selling writers

International Literary Festival, to the sea girt shores of Cyprus

It is an open stage, that encourages emerging young poets to participate in order to present their creative identity.

Boston Book Festival

The Boston Book Festival is New England's largest literary event, annually bringing together 300+ authors and 25,000 attendees in Boston's Copley Square

Brooklyn Book Festival

The Brooklyn Book Festival is New York City's largest literary festival and connects readers with local, national and international authors and publishers

Bay Tales Live

A one day crime fiction festival featuring 20 authors in panel discussions.

Accra International Book Festival

The Accra International Book Festival is Africa's biggest public gathering of local and international creatives held in #Accra, Ghana.

Bay Area Book Festival

Based in Berkeley, California, the annual Bay Area Book Festival brings 200-300 notable authors each year to a two-day festival with approximately 100 programs.

Auckland Writers Festival

New Zealand's premier festival of books and writing, delivering a six-day, 200 event programme annually in May

Asian Festival of Children's Content

The Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC), organised by the Singapore Book Council, is theleading festival in Asia focusing on children’s books and storie


The first festival confirmed BangkokEdge as the premier cultural event in the heart of old Bangkok, offering thought-provoking discussions

Berlin International Literature Festival

Since its foundation in 2001, international literature festival berlin [ilb] takes place each year in autum.

At the First Step, International Literary Festival

Ideogramma is an encounter of writers and poets, from all over the world, who came together for four days of literature

Authors' Reading Month

Authors’ Reading Month (ARM), the largest literary festival in Central Europe. It was first held in Brno in the year 2000.

AKE Arts & Book Festival

Now in its 7th year, Ake Arts and Book Festival has brought over 400 artists, writers, poets, musicians, dancers and thinkers together in Abeokuta

Brisbane Writers Festival

At BWF our aim is to connect Queenslanders through story, celebrate leading writers and thinkers from around the world and inspire deep thought and curiosity

Bangalore Business Literature Festival

To celebrate and foster the culture of reading, writing and publishing of business literature in India.

Borderlines Carlisle Book Festival

The much-loved Carlisle based festival, celebrating the written and spokenword, will run from Thursday 30 September to Sunday 3 October

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February 2024

international literature festival odesa

international literature festival odesa The aim of the ilo is to promote international dialogue between writers and cultural workers. It promotes both new, unknown and renowned literature of global importance and presents speakers and panel discussions on topics such as democracy, culture and society.  It offers student programmes, university courses and exchange programmes. Some of…


March 2024

Bay Tales Live

A one day crime fiction festival featuring 20 authors in panel discussions. Speakers include Sunday Times bestsellers and CWA recognised writers including Ann Cleeves, Louise Candlish, Sarah Vaughan, Lesley Kara, Trevor Wood, Vaseem Khan, Olivia Kiernan, Dr Richard Shepherd, Gytha Lodge as well as some of the most exciting debut authors to be published in…


March 2024

Festival Director

HKILF is a not-for-profit charitable organisation registered in Hong Kong that advances education and the diffusion of knowledge through literature, and generates enthusiasm for reading and creative writing. HKILF is a well-established and much-loved institution, which has impacted tens of thousands of young people and adults in the last twenty-one years. HKILF was founded in…