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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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First Scottish SFF literary festival to launch next summer

A new book festival for fans of fantasy, science fiction and horror is launching in Edinburgh next summer featuring authors including Scottish sci-fi writer Ken MacLeod and The Bone Season's Samantha Shannon. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst launches book festival and awards

Magazine publisher Hearst UK is to launch a book festival which will include a new awards, accreditation and live events experience. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Words on Wheels coming to Marlborough Girls' College as part of book festival

New Zealand writers will share pearls of wisdom with Marlborough children at a special "Speed Date an Author" event this month.  Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2016-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sir Tom mourns wife at book festival

Tom Jones tells the Hay Festival that his wife, who died last month, was the "most important thing" in his life. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2016-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Trust launches children’s book festival

The National Trust is launching its first children’s book festival at Wray Castle in the Lake District in March. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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South Carolina Welcomes New Book Festival

Deckle Edge, which will launch in Columbia, South Carolina Feb. 19-21, hopes to fill the void left when the South Carolina Book Festival was cancelled in July. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guardian launches children’s book festival

The Guardian is organising a children’s literature festival – a free one-day event in London on 29th August, featuring authors such as Sarah McIntyre, Philip Reeve and Paul Strickland. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jackson joins 'global' book festival

The Edinburgh International Book Festival will be a "global village" this summer with guests from 55 countries, its director has said. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2015-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Kids' Book Festival for Boston

The Boston Book Festival is expanding with a free, day-long festival just for kids, Hubbub: Creative Commotion for Kids, at the close of the school year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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