14 December: Dubliners Christmas Book Market

Sunday, December 14th will be the final event in the James Joyce Centre’s year-long commemoration of the centenary of Dubliners.

The James Joyce Centre will be open for free from 12pm with a book fair of Dublin’s best independent publishers and a series of readings from Joyce’s work and from Tramp Press’s landmark Dubliners 100.

Joining us on the day will be fellow independent publishers The Stinging Fly, Swan River Press, Lilliput Press, Liberties Press, The Salvage Press, New Dublin Press, Little Island, New Island Books and The Royal Irish Academy.

Here’s the line-up:

1pm – Book Market begins in the Old Library
2pm – Readings begin with IMPAC nominee Mary Morrissey reading from ‘An Encounter’ in Dubliners 100
2.30pm – Sam Coll reads ‘Grace’ from Dubliners 100
3pm – Fighting Words participants read from Dubliners and their own work
3.30pm – Maurice Scully reads from ‘The Sisters’
3.45pm – Jonathan Creasy reads from ‘Two Gallants’
4pm – Senator David Norris reads from ‘The Dead’
4.30pm – Book Market closes

There’ll also be mulled wine and sweet treats, with encouraged donations to Fighting Words.


Admission: Free

Time: 12:00–16:30

Venue: The James Joyce Centre Dublin

35 North Great George’s Street, Dublin, Ireland Dublin 1