Arguably the most eagerly anticipated annual literary event in Sri Lanka, the Galle Literary Festival (GLF) 2018 will take place next month. The event is scheduled to be held from 24th to 28th January, 2018 with the leading south coast city of Galle expected to draw many local and foreign visitors. Accommodation, as usual, will be in high demand and those planning on attending can consider staying at Hikkaduwa hotels within easy reach of Galle such as Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon. Sponsored by Fairway Holdings, GLF 2018 will be hosting a wide range of local and international writers, journalists, architects, historians and more. Among the notable guests, one can look forward to seeing include journalists Rachael Johnson and Justine Picardie, Justice Shiranee Tilakawardane, Nirupama Menon Rao who served as a Foreign Secretary of India, the band Chirkutt from Bangladesh and the famed British actress, Dame Maggie Smith.