WordCon: Improving the Festival Experience


Chocolat author, Joanne Harris, travelled to Dublin to deliver a keynote speech at Words Ireland’s first National Literature Conference, WordCon, on 19 May. Focusing on festivals and their relationship with authors and illustrators, industry leaders discussed ways of improving the overall experience that writers enjoy at festivals, and addressed the hot topic of payment and treatment.


The following guidance sheet Treatment of Writers at Festivals was written following the conference.

Guidance Sheets