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Each night of the festival we invited illustrators from Ireland’s Stray Lines artist collective to capture the words, performers and ideas on stage. The results were absolutely stunning. Below is a selection of the quirky, beautiful, powerful and playful sketches from the fantastic and varied artists.  Our thanks to them all for their time, artistry and participation.…

Saul Williams Interview in Irish Examiner

“If ever a poem succeeds in winning over an audience it is a beautiful miracle. Poetry is such a personal art form. It’s not so common to have people share it in such a public space. That cocktail of intimacy and vulnerability and applause is pretty potent. The most amazing thing I’ve ever seen or…

Saul Williams interview in Irish Times

“Much of my work in music, poetry and performance is intuitive. It is not the product of thinking or overthinking, rather it is the product of listening.” Today’s Irish Times features a terrific interview with our festival headliner Saul Williams in advance of his show on Sunday at The Button Factory (buy tickets here). Journalist Tony…

LINGO Live on Near FM this Friday!

In an exciting addition to this year’s festival, LINGO is delighted to announce Near FM will be broadcasting live from our opening night in the Workman’s Club on Friday Oct 16th. The live broadcast,hosted by Morgan O’Reilly, will feature selected performances from the event, as well as interviews with spoken word poets, festival organisers and…