Red Line Book Festival calling for submissions from authors and publishers


Red Line Book Festival, the festival funded by South Dublin County Council and managed by South Dublin Libraries and Arts, are now calling for submissions from authors and publishers. This year’s festival will take place from October 12th-16th in venues across South Dublin County. The closing date for submissions is April 27th.

The programme aims to develop a high profile book festival for the county showcasing the best of national and international contemporary writing which will have a significant impact on the literary landscape of Ireland. The Red Line Book Festival’s mission is to provide a wide range of events engaging the local community in the exploration of ideas, culture, creativity and imagination.


The Red Line Book Festival is a curated festival and participation is by invitation only with authors selected by the festival curatorial team. Authors and publishers wishing to be considered for presentation in the Red Line Book Festival 2016 are invited to submit proposals and ideas to the Festival selection panel. The submission process is open to everyone living on the island of Ireland and there is no fee to submit proposals.

To apply, email any submissions to: [email protected] or click here for more information on submitting a proposal.