Thursday 18 August 2022 to Sunday 21 August 2022

74 guests, including 13 authors from Ireland, 27 author meetings, 45 exhibitors at the Book Fair, 12 festival spaces, 9 discussions, 9 workshops and meetings for children, 3 film screenings, 1 art installation, 1 translation workshop, 1 radio drama, 1 day with translators on duty, 1 premiere theatre event, 1 urban game. The 11th edition of the Sopot by the Book Festival will open on Thursday, 18 August 2022. The event is co-organised by the Goyki 3 Art Incubator and the City of Sopot. Each year the organisers select one country and make its literature the main theme of the festival.  In 2022 the audience will have the opportunity to discover the culture and literature of Ireland.

As in previous years, the festival will host leading Polish authors in thematic series festival goers are well familiar with: Nogaś on the Beach, h/History, (Un)consciousness, Debuts. Ireland will be presented in its various versions. The Republic of Ireland will meet Northern Ireland, literature will meet visual arts and activism, and there will also be a translation workshop.

A detailed programme with indication of streamed meetings is available here: 

British Council is partner of the festival.