BOB Dylan has won the Nobel Prize in literature, the first time the prestigious award has been given to a musician.
He was awarded the accolade last year but has not yet picked up the prize.
The star said it is a ‘privilege’ to be appearing at the festival.
POET Ciaran Carson, novelist Sheila O’Flanagan, broadcaster Marie-Louise Muir and spoken-word artist Polarbear are among the names at the Aspects Irish Literature Festival in Bangor.
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BOB Dylan has said that he will not be going to Stockholm to pick up his 2016 Nobel Prize for literature.
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The prize is worth nine million Swedish kronor (around £842,000).
The 2018 prize will be given in 2019.
The decision was made in Stockholm.