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Offil, Osman and Cleeves feature in first digital Durham Book Festival

Jenny Offil, Richard Osman and Ann Cleeves are among the authors taking part in the first digital Durham Book Festival this October.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-10 10:23:16 UTC ]
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Wigtown to premiere McCall Smith's song cycle

This year's virtual Wigtown Book Festival will host the world premiere of Alexander McCall Smith's song cycle, "Ninian's Gift".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-02 14:58:18 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact: Nigeria’s Aké Arts and Book Festival 2020 is Digital

The Aké Arts and Book Festival has a strong activist context for many of its 2020 events, set around the theme 'African Time.' The post Coronavirus Impact: Nigeria’s Aké Arts and Book Festival 2020 is Digital appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-24 17:43:21 UTC ]
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Boston Picks Grace Talusan Story for One City Story

The Boston Book Festival has announced that a short story by Grace Talusan is the 10th annual selection for its One City One Story initiative. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Appledore turns itself into UK's first drive-in book festival

Appledore Book Festival is to go ahead with its annual fixture this autumn, reinventing itself as the UK's first drive-in literary festival.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-14 00:18:18 UTC ]
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Guildford Book Festival appeals for funds

The Guildford Book Festival is appealing for funds for the first time in its 31-year history, after learning the Covid-19 pandemic could make this October's edition its last. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-09 01:35:14 UTC ]
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Like the rest of our lives, the National Book Festival will be online this year.

The latest live event to shift its plans in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic: the National Book Festival. Organizers announced Thursday that the festival, which was originally set to take place Aug. 29 at the Washington Convention Center will now run online from Sept. 25-27. The event... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-28 16:22:19 UTC ]
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Coronavirus forces National Book Festival to shift to online-only format this year

The Library of Congress’s annual event usually draws hundreds of thousands of attendees. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-28 15:10:21 UTC ]
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Wigtown Book Festival to be held online

This year's Wigtown Book Festival will now be held online due to the pandemic, its organisers have confirmed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-16 02:24:56 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact Begins to Spread

The growing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the publishing industry came into view this week as some independent bookstores reported slowing sales and the number of book festival and author tour cancellations rose. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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McDermid and Phillips to headline Essex Book Festival

​Crime author Val McDermid and Labour MP Jess Phillips will headline this year's Essex Book Festival.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 04:47:57 UTC ]
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Online book festival to launch new genre events for 2020

Online book festival My Virtual Literary Festival (MyVLF) will launch a series of new festivals based on different genres later this year.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-03 11:05:41 UTC ]
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Why You Should Go to a Book Festival and How to Choose One

Book conventions are the next level of book fandom and can be really rewarding. Here's why you should go and how to choose the right one for you. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-31 11:33:44 UTC ]
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A Queer Reading List from LGBTQ-Identified Authors at the PDX Book Festival

THIS NOVEMBER, the PDX Book Festival took place in Portland, Oregon. The annual one-day event always includes some of the best contemporary writers, and many of the best contemporary writers are queer. (We are good artists.) This year, the festival included over 100 authors participating in... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-12-22 20:00:19 UTC ]
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Nikesh Shukla and Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers to appear at first Paisley Book Festival

Author Nikesh Shukla will join broadcaster Kirsty Wark to headline the inaugural Paisley Book Festival in February 2020, with contributions also coming from Emma Jane Unsworth and the Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 15:25:12 UTC ]
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Inaugural Paisley Book Festival to launch next year

Paisley will host its first ever book festival in February 2020, honouring the "brilliant political thinkers and creatives that have long been associated with the area", say organisers.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-22 11:53:08 UTC ]
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Indies Had Another Successful BKBF

This past weekend, the 14th Brooklyn Book Festival was held on a hot and sunny Sunday in downtown Brooklyn, and saw another good year for indie publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Festival Picks: Edinburgh International Book Festival

The International Literature ShowcaseExceptional times call for exceptional writers. International bestselling crime novelist, journalist and Man Booker judge Val McDermid will reveal her selection of the most compelling LGBTQI+ writers working in the UK today. Val McDermid presents...10 August,... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-08-02 14:11:05 UTC ]
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New L.A. book festival LitLit announces talks by poets Yesika Salgado, Vickie Vertiz and more

The city's newest book festival, to be held at the Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles arts complex, will host four panels on July 20 and 21 as part of its programming, which will also include more than 20 exhibitors from L.A. and other cities on the West Coast. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-15 19:02:44 UTC ]
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INDONESIA FOCUS: Q+A Intan Paramaditha

Intan Paramaditha will be appearing alongside Syd Moore to discuss re-writing old stories and myths with a contemporary, feminist slant at the Essex Book Festival on 15 March 2019 at 19.00. Find out more and book tickets here.   What’s exciting about Indonesian literature at the moment, and... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-02-21 11:15:36 UTC ]
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