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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Galle, Sri Lanka - Capital City of the Indian Ocean

Galle and its importance as being the “The Charing Cross” of the Indian Ocean

The old world town of Galle, on the southern coast of Sri Lanka with it’s perfectly preserved 90 acre Dutch Fort was declared The Capital City of the Indian Ocean.

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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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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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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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