Well hello there People-Who-Like-Books,
You know what time it is? You do don’t you?
Yes, we’re excited too. We’ll let you say it first. Are you sure? Okay then…
IT’S THE TRINITY LITERARY FESTIVAL 2012!
You can check out our full schedule of events for the week on the Literary Festival page, but here’s a quick overview:
Monday 20th is our Food and Drink Day and will include a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party in the Rose Garden and a food & drink themed creative writing workshop in the Arts Block, Rm.3137.
Tuesday is our International Day and consists of a reading session in the Arts Block of various literature in the native languages of our members followed by a discussion of poetry and the act of translation on writing in the Museum Building
That evening Prof. Grene of the school of English will be launching his book of memoirs, Nothing Quite Like It in the Synge Theatre!
Wednesday is Short Works Day and will start with a session of Blackout Poetry in the LitSoc room where those who take part will make original poetry by blacking out words in newspaper articles and the like! All finished poems will go on the Members Work section of the website.
That night will be the return of our enormously popular Speakeasy open reading night, this time in Toner’s Pub on Baggot Street! The LitFest Speakeasy is always a gala event so don’t miss it!
Thursday is Dystopia Day and will open with a reading from George Orwell’s 1984 in the LitSoc Room followed by a discussion and tea.
That evening will be a dystopia panel forum with industry expert Nora Pelizzari, open for everyone to contribute to! This will be in the Arts Block
Finally, Friday is dedicated to The Past, Memoirs and Letters and will begin with an event in the Lit Soc Room ‘Old School: Awful Early Writings of the Best Writers’
This is followed by a reading of Literary Letters and Correspondence in the Lit Soc Room
That evening is the Closing Reception of the Festival and the launch of our own publication, The Attic in the GSU Common Room!
This is it guys, it’s going to be one wild week =)
The LitSoc PartyMachine,