Why do people go to Lit. Fests?

Literary festivals offer you events where the hair stands up on the back of your neck during a spellbinding reading; where you roar with laughter or struggle to control your tears as writers get to the bottom of what makes them do what they do; where you suddenly see what a book has meant to or for a particular reader.

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The Use of English

The Use of English

The importance of learning the English Language … a note from festival founder Geoffrey Dobbs

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The Walrus and the Carpenter by Lewis Caroll.

The Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2018

Just five months from now, the ninth edition of The Fairway Galle Literary Festival will indeed be a time to talk of many things …

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2018 Fairway Galle Literary Festival Official Broadcast Partner MBC Networks

FGLF Announces the 2018 Official Broadcast Partner – MBC Networks

MBC Networks (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka joins the 2018 Fairway Galle Literary Festival as Official Broadcast Partner.

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Journalist and Author Christina Lamb at The Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2017

A Look Back: Christina Lamb at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival

A look back at one of Britain’s leading foreign correspondents and a bestselling author, Christina Lamb, participant of the 2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival, Sri Lanka.

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Fiona Shaw at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2016

A Look Back: Fiona Shaw at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival

A look back at actress and director Fiona Shaw, participant of the 2016 Fairway Galle Literary Festival, Sri Lanka.

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Announcing the dates for the Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2018.

The Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2018 is ON … January 24th – 28th, 2018.

The Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2018 will take place from January 24th – 28th, 2018 … Please block out your calendars.

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Job Vacancies for FGLF 2018 - Apply Now

Join us to deliver our 9th success.

The Fairway Galle Literary festival is looking for a dynamic team to deliver FGLF 2018 … Apply Now.

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Shaping Structure by Sue Harrigan

Hempel Galleries Presents ‘Shaping Texture’

An Exhibition by Artist Sue Harrigan Sue’s love of natural form and texture is revealed in her interpretation of the human form, pattern and texture, which she will be presenting for the first time in Sri Lanka. “The ancient olive trees in the surrounding area of my home in northern Tuscany embody this. I see […]

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Buy a Book - Help a Child by Sri Lankan Cares at FGLF 2017.

Buy a Book – Help a Child.

Here’s your chance to acquire the following Rare Autographed Books by the world-renowned authors who participated in the Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2016. All proceeds of the sale of these books will go to child education programmes conducted by SriLankan Cares, the community development arm of SriLankan Airlines. Book Author Price in Sri Lankan Rupees Birdsong: A Novel of […]

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FGLF 2019 Participants

 

Find out more about the participants attending the 2019 Fairway Galle Literary Festival … Learn More.

Festival Programme

Founder’s Notes

FGLF Founders Note - Galle, Sri Lanka - The capital city of the Indian Ocean

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Curator’s Notes

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