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There are events for just about every age and interest at the Book Festival, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion. Around 1000 authors appear in over 800 events, including novelists, poets, scientists, sportsmen, illustrators, comics creators, historians, musicians, biographers, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides.

Sinéad Morrissey & Michael Symmons Roberts

Perfect Worlds

Friday 25 August 7:00pm - 8:00pm

In her new collection, Belfast's inaugural Poet Laureate, Sinéad Morrissey considers great feats of human engineering - ships, planes, robots - as the world struggles for balance and equanimity. Forward Prize winner Michael Symmons Roberts presents...