How did Humpty Dumpty fall? Can we know? Must we ask?

The King has promised me — with his very own mouth — to — to —

The Fairway Galle Literary Festival offers you all the fun of listening at doors – and behind trees – and down chimneys – rather rare in the tropics – with much less work!

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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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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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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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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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2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival Participant - Author Dinah Jefferies

Author Dinah Jefferies Will Not Be Attending the Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2017

Dinah Jefferies was suddenly taken ill on Wednesday January 4th evening. In her keen desire to attend the Festival, she held off canceling in the hopes her doctors would still permit her to travel because she really wanted to attend the Festival and also visit Sri Lanka. Unfortunately, by Thursday night, her doctors, after careful […]

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FGLF 2017 – Fringe Events

Check out the fringe events taking place during the 2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival

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FGLF 2017 New Events with N. Ram, Nayanjot Lahiri, Kate Tempest and Jennifer Murray.

The Fairway Galle Literary Festival Announces Some Exciting New Last Minute Additions …

With less than a week to go before opening night, the Fairway Galle Literary Festival is excited to announce some last minute additions to it”s programme … N. Ram, Chairman and Publisher of The Hindu group of newspapers will be giving a talk titled Free Speech Deficits which will be a reflection on the fraught […]

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2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival Children's Programme.

Learning Made Fun at the 2017 MAS Galle Children’s Programme.

2017 MAS Children’s Literary Programme will take place on January 14th and 15th 2017 at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival.

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2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival Ticket and Passes Information.

FGLF 2017 Tickets Guide

Your guide to Tickets and Passes available for attending the 2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival, Sri Lanka

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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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