A literary festival, also known as a book festival or writers' festival, is a regular gathering of writers and readers, typically on an annual basis in a particular city. A literary festival usually features a variety of presentations and readings by authors, as well as other events, delivered over a period of several days, with the primary objectives of promoting the authors' books and fostering a love of literature and writing. Writers' conferences are sometimes designed to provide an intellectual and academic focus for groups of writers without the involvement of the general public.

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  • A literary festival, also known as a book festival or writers' festival, is a regular gathering of writers and readers, typically on an annual basis in a particular city. A literary festival usually features a variety of presentations and readings by authors, as well as other events, delivered over a period of several days, with the primary objectives of promoting the authors' books and fostering a love of literature and writing. Writers' conferences are sometimes designed to provide an intellectual and academic focus for groups of writers without the involvement of the general public. There are many literary festivals held around the world. A non-exhaustive list is set out below, including dates when a festival is usually held (where available). (en)
  • Des festivals littéraires existent depuis l'Antiquité grecque. En effet un festival était consacré aux Muses tous les quatre ans à Thespies. * Portail des fêtes et des traditions * Portail de la littérature (fr)
  • Een literatuurfestival een festival met literatuur als centraal thema. (nl)
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  • Des festivals littéraires existent depuis l'Antiquité grecque. En effet un festival était consacré aux Muses tous les quatre ans à Thespies. * Portail des fêtes et des traditions * Portail de la littérature (fr)
  • Een literatuurfestival een festival met literatuur als centraal thema. (nl)
  • A literary festival, also known as a book festival or writers' festival, is a regular gathering of writers and readers, typically on an annual basis in a particular city. A literary festival usually features a variety of presentations and readings by authors, as well as other events, delivered over a period of several days, with the primary objectives of promoting the authors' books and fostering a love of literature and writing. Writers' conferences are sometimes designed to provide an intellectual and academic focus for groups of writers without the involvement of the general public. (en)
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  • Literary festival (en)
  • Festival littéraire (fr)
  • Literatuurfestival (nl)
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