There will be opening night speeches with guest speaker Sinead Crowley, Ireland's well-known crime writer and RTE Arts & Media correspondent, Her novels to date include Can Anybody Help Me? (2013), Are You Watching Me? (2015) and One Bad Run (2017).
There will also be music by Wexford Blues singer, Dermot Byrne.
The festival aims to attract national and international writers and readers and lovers of literature to gather and enjoy its eclectic programme of literature with readings, workshops and awards.