Julian Sands at Keats Shelley House

9 Sept. Celebrated English actor Julian Sands reads the poetry of Keats and Shelley at Rome's Keats-Shelley House on Saturday 9 September at 18.30. The event will celebrate the new anthology John Keat...

A. Frances Johnson reading at Keats-Shelley House

28 July. Award-winning Australian poet A. Frances Johnson will read at the Keats-Shelley House on Friday 28 July at 17.00. Recipient of the 2017 Australia Council B. R Whiting writing residency in...

Colm Tóibín at Rome's international literature festival

5 July. Award-winning Irish novelist Colm Tóibín will read his new writings at the Letterature – Festival Internazionale di Roma, alongside five other international writers at the Basilica di Massenzi...

Summer book sale at S. Susanna Library

21 June-27 July. The next book sale at Rome's S. Susanna English-language lending library takes place from 21 June to 27 July, with book prices starting from 50 cent. Books can be bought during the...

Rome’s International Literature Festival

20 June-21 July. Letterature – Festival Internazionale di Roma returns to its traditional venue at the Basilica di Massenzio in the Roman Forum, taking place over eight evenings from 20 June-21 July....

Ian McEwan at Libri Come Festival

16-19 March. Rome’s eighth annual festival devoted to books and reading, in the company of Italian and international writers such as Booker Prize-winning British novelist Ian McEwan (18 March), takes...

Poet Patrick Williamson at John Cabot University

8 March. The Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation at Rome's John Cabot University presents a reading, in English and Italian, by British poet Patrick Williamson on Wednesday 8 March...

Extraordinary book sale at S. Susanna Library

15-26 Feb. The S. Susanna English-language lending library in Rome is preparing for a bumper sale which will include a "large selection of children's books, non-fiction, classics (including poetry and...

Two Poets Walk Into a Bar

22 Jan. Suddenly at Garbo hosts a reading with writers Rosie Schaap and Moira Egan at Garbo Bar in Trastevere on Sunday 22 January at 21.00. Rosie Schaap is the author of the memoir, DRINKING WITH...

Piú libri piú liberi book fair

7-11 Dec. The 15th edition of Piú libri piú liberi, the national fair for small and medium Italian book publishing houses, offers a five-day literary programme of conferences, lectures, readings, thea...

Reading of Mark Strand poetry at St Stephen's

29 Nov. The St Stephen’s Cultural Center and the arts department present a bi-lingual reading from the collection by Mark Strand, Edward Hopper: Un poeta legge un pittore, at 18.00 on Tuesday 29 Novem...

Anglo American Bookshop presents My War Is Not Over

25 Nov. The Anglo American Bookshop presents the book My War is Not Over whose authors Harry Shindler MBE and Marco Patucchi will be on hand to sign copies. The presentation, in English and Italia...

Irish in Italy exhibition events

17-22 Nov. Two events are scheduled to take place in tandem with the ongoing exhibition Irish in Italy. Letteratura e politica irlandesi nella prima metà del Novecento. 17 Nov. Catherine Dunne and...

Irish in Italy. Letteratura e politica irlandesi in Italia nella prima metà del Novecento

15 Oct-8 Jan. Rome's Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale hosts an exhibition whose title translates as Irish in Italy. Irish literature and politics in Italy in the first half of the 20th century. The ex...

Book sale at S. Susanna Library

12-30 Oct. The latest book sale by the S. Susanna Library, the English-language lending library in Rome, includes a "terrific assortment of children's books, and the usual great selection of paperback...

Festival della Letteratura di Viaggio

22-25 Sept. This interesting festival is dedicated to the art of travel literature in its various forms: books, films, photographs, drama and blogs, and is organised by the Italian Geographical Societ...

Kevin Kwan at the Anglo American Bookshop

7 Sept. The Anglo American Bookshop presents a public encounter with the internationally-acclaimed novelist Kevin Kwan at 18.00 on 7 September. The event will see the Singaporean author interactin...

Irish Rome Roma Irlandese book review

Irish Rome Roma Irlandese by Vittorio and Roswitha Di Martino. There is something in Irish Rome for every taste. This useful and well-illustrated volume offers a rich mosaic of Irish-Roman connecti...

Rome's International Literature Festival

14 June-14 July. Letterature - Festival Internazionale di Roma returns to its traditional venue at the Basilica di Massenzio in the Roman Forum, following the last two editions at Piazza del Campidogl...

Tribute to Lucia Berlin at John Cabot

30 May. The Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation at Rome's John Cabot University presents Women Writers & The Art of the Short Story: A Tribute to Lucia Berlin, on 30 May from 1...

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